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Factors influencing cash-flow problems

-amount of cash held at the beginning of the cycle
-length of time required to convert inputs into outputs
-level of credit payments by consumers

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Sources of information for a cash flow forecast

-previous forecasts
-banks
-consumer research

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Causes for inaccuracies

-changes in economy
-changes in consumer tastes
-uncertainty
-inaccurate market research

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Structure of cash flow forecasts

Cash inflow
Cash outflow
Net cash flow (cash inflows-cash outflows)
Opening balance and closing balance

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Why business forecast cash -flow

-identify cash-flow problems before they happen
-guide firm to appropriate action
-make sure sufficient cash is available for payments