Cash Flow Statement

What is a Cash Flow Statement?

The Cash Flow Statement is one of the main accounting statements.

The Cash Flow Statement shows a business’s cash inflow and cash outflow over an accounting period. The accounting period can be any length but is usually a month or a year.

For further information on the Cash Flow Statement see the Wikipedia definition.

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Last modified April 4th, 2016 by Michael Brown

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Chartered accountant Michael Brown is the founder and CEO of Double Entry Bookkeeping. He has worked as an accountant and consultant for more than 25 years in all types of industries. He has been the CFO or controller of both small and medium sized companies and has run small businesses of his own. He has been a manager and an auditor with Deloitte, a big 4 accountancy firm, and holds a BSc from Loughborough University.

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