The cash flow statement is one of the three main financial statements (along with income statement and balance sheet), the cash flow statement shows actual cash inflows and outflows of the business over a specified period of time.

The cash flow statement reconciles the income statement (profit and loss) with the balance sheet.

For more on the subject, check out our article on forecasting cash flow.
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At Bplans, it's our goal to make it easy for you to start and run your business. The Bplans glossary of common business terms will help you learn about key small business and entrepreneurship topics.