Statement of changes in working capital, Cost Accounting

A statement of changes in working capital assists us in locating where such changes took place. In the first example we try to demonstrate the increase or decrease in particular items and then try to categorize them in terms of decrease and increase in working capital. As working capital is measured through subtracting current liabilities from current assets, any raise in current assets and any reduce in current liabilities demonstrates a raises in working capital. Likewise, reduce in current assets and a raise in current liabilities represent a decrease in working capital.

 The statement of changes in working capital as Table no.1 explains that the raises in current assets amounted to Rs. 52 million, a main part of the increase occurring out of cash, inventory and receivable. Reduce in working capital came about mainly from the increased accounts payable, advances taken from customers and taxes payable. Total amount of reduce in working capital resulting from raise in current liabilities amounted to Rs. 25 million, hence showing a net raise in working capital of Rs. 27 million.

TOLLS INDIA LTD.

Statement of changes in Working Capital for the year ending December 31, 2000

                  (Rs. In Millions)

 

Dec. 31

2003

 

Dec. 31

2002

Increase

(Decrease)

Working Capital

Increase  Decrease

Current Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash

19.05

 

10.87

8.18

8.18

Accounts receivable

32.25

 

20.28

11.97

11.97

Loans and advances

42.58

 

33.82

8.76

8.76

Other current assets

17.20

 

15.93

1.27

1.27

Inventory

120.92

 

99.10

21.82

21.82

Total

232.00

 

180.00

52.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Liabilities &

 

Provisions

Acceptances

4.74

 

3.02

 

 

1.72

 

 

1.72

Accounts payable

27.16

 

18.75

 

 

8.41

 

 

8.41

Advances against sales

26.60

 

20.28

 

 

6.32

 

 

6.32

Other liabilities

8.86

 

7.95

 

 

0.91

 

 

0.91

Interest accrued

2.64

 

2.00

 

 

0.64

 

 

0.64

Taxes payable

25.55

 

20.45

 

 

5.10

 

 

5.10

Proposed dividend

2.25

 

2.25

 

 

-

 

 

-

Bonus payable

3.40

 

2.35

 

 

1.05

 

 

1.05

Other provisions

3.80

 

2.95

 

 

0.85

 

 

0.85

Total

105.00

 

80.00

 

25.00

 

52.00

 

25.00

 

 

 

Working Capital

 

 

 

127.00

 

 

 

 

100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.00

 

 

 

 

Increasing Working Capital

 

 

27.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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