All Cash Flow Classification articles

  • Blog post

    Companies get new rules to govern cash flow classification

    2016-08-29T08:00:00Z

    FASB has approved a new Accounting Standards Update meant to clear up inconsistencies in how companies classify cash payments and receipts on the cash flow statement. Tammy Whitehouse has more.

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    FASB floats one more change to cash flow classification rules

    2016-05-03T07:30:00Z

    FASB is aiming to get companies on the same page when classifying changes in restricted cash. Currently, some firms reflect cash receipts and payments in bank accounts that hold restricted cash as cash inflows and outflows, while others designate those transactions as non-cash investing. Tammy Whitehouse reports.

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    FASB Proposes Eight New Cash Flow Classification Rules

    2016-02-03T11:45:00Z

    Current accounting rules are either unclear or silent on how to classify cash flows in certain instances, so FASB is proposing an update to the Accounting Standards Codification to fill the gaps. The board is looking to clarify several issues with such transactions as debt prepayments, settlement of zero-coupon bonds, ...

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    FASB Proposal May Foreshadow Changes to Cash Flow Rules

    2015-04-24T16:30:00Z

    A proposal to change the presentation of financial information for not-for-profit entities, especially cash-flow classifications, could be a preview of what public companies might face down the line. The proposal would require entities to classify cash flows in ways more consistent with classifications in the statement of activities. More inside. ...