What is an income statement prepared for?
An income statement is prepared to show the companies net income (or loss) after all expenses are deducted for a given period of time.
this equation is
Revenue - Expenses = Net Income (or loss) also referred to as net profit.
What is difference between a merchandising company income statement and manufacturing company income statement?
The Income Statement must be prepared first because the Current Profit or Loss (from the Income Statement) is needed in the Equity section of the Balance Sheet to make it balance. Also, the current profit or loss is the starting point to calculate Cash from Operations needed for the Cash Flow Statement.
The Statement of Owners Equity should be prepared before the income statement and after the balance sheet?
NO; The Balance Sheet is prepare after the statement of owners Equity and income statement. The balance sheet used this other two statements. The Income statment needs to be preapred before Owners Equity because the earnings will affect old the others poperation. These statements are both wrong. From what it says in my Financial Accounting book right in front of me, the income statement is prepared first, not the statement of owners equity. In the…
Cash flow statements just as the Income Statement and Balance Sheet are prepared using historical information which is in the past. It therefore does not provide complete information to assess the future cash flows of an entity. Cash flow statements just as the Income Statement and Balance Sheet are prepared using historical information which is in the past. It therefore does not provide complete information to assess the future cash flows of an entity.
Constructing a statement of cash flow from income statements and balance sheet is no simple task and requires training. Most CPAs can do this, but not all. Unless you are a professional finance person or accountant, I suggest you hire an accountant to do this. Additionally, please be aware that financial statements prepared in accordnace with GAAP, usually include a cash flows statement with the income statement and balance sheet.
A budget income statement can be prepared from the data developed in: Sales budget Ending finished goods inventory budget Selling and administrative budget Cash budget The budgeted income statement is one of the key schedules in the budget process. It shows the company's planned profit for the upcoming budget period, and it stands as a benchmark against which subsequent company performance can be measured.
What a projected income statement. In your explanation outline the purpose of a projected income statement?
Projected income statement means the preparation of propose or expected income statement of future or predicting the future income statement based on certain assumptions. Purpose of projected income statement is to find out or predicting the future of business by analyzing different scenarios in planning phase of business.