Coastal Cares Inc.’s (CCI) policy is to report all cash

Coastal Cares Inc.’s (CCI) policy is to report all cash flows arising from interest and dividends in the operating section. The company’s activities for the year ended December 31, 2016, included the following:

  • Comprehensive income totalled $350,000, including $50,000 in other comprehensive income.
  • Paid a cash dividend of $50,000 that was declared in 2015.
  • Interest expense for the year was $30,000; the opening and closing balances in the interest payable account were $25,000 and $10,000, respectively.
  • Accounts receivable increased $24,000 and accounts payable decreased $18,000 during the year.
  • CCI paid $47,000 cash for equipment.
  • CCI sold financial asset at amortized cost investments for $18,000. The book value of the investment was $20,000.
  • Depreciation expense for the year totalled $37,000.
  • CCI suffered an impairment loss on patents of $12,000.
  • Declared and issued a two-for-one stock split. There were 10,000 ordinary shares outstanding before the split with a collective market value of $2,500,000.

a. Prepare the cash flows from operating activities section of the statement of cash flows using the indirect method.
b. Identify how the activities detailed above that are not operating activities would be reported in the statement of cash flows.

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