The following consolidated income statements, consolidated statements of shareholders’ equity and consolidated balance sheets illustrate how the accounts of one financial statement impact another. These documents comprise part of the annual financial information for Research in Motion’s (RIM’s) 2008 fiscal year.

Note that another term for“income statement” is“statement of operations”—as used here by RIM. 


Markle, K. (2004, August). Introduction to Accounting. Presentation delivered at Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada.
RIM Fiscal 2008 Annual Financial Information – Third Quarter Results (AIF, Financial Statements and MD&A). Retrieved November 11, 2008, from