bad debt

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Noun1.bad debt - a debt that is unlikely to be repaidbad debt - a debt that is unlikely to be repaid
debt - money or goods or services owed by one person to another
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bad debt

ncredito inesigibile
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The fact that my tradesman is out of pocket by me is to be looked at through the serene certainty that somebody else's tradesman is in pocket by somebody else; and since there must be bad debts in the world, why, it is mere egoism not to like that we in particular should make them instead of our fellow-citizens.
Mart and Wal-Mart to be able to clear credit cards real-time and minimize or avoid credit card fraud or bad debts.
The negative performance can be attributed to increased usage of contract labor, specifically agency nurses, and rising bad debts, which represents 14% of total revenues.
In addition to accelerating bad debts, Tenet has stated that the company is having difficulty in achieving market-level price increases with some managed care payors.
This change to accelerate the write-off of bad debts will account for approximately 45 percent of the additional bad debt charge in the third quarter.
Huge bad debts in South Korea are a warning to lenders in Europe and a sign for credit providers to be cautious as they enter the massive Chinese market.
166(d) allows short-term capital loss treatment for the nonbusiness bad debts of noncorporate taxpayers.
Nathan Bailey, Vice President and Controller added, "Despite the reserve for bad debts recorded at September 30, the Company still reported net income for the sixteenth consecutive quarter since the move to Pampa in September of 2000.
Several cases also support the notion that extensive business activity in the area of corporate acquisitions can constitute a trade or business, and that bad debts related to such a business are deductible as business bad debts.
An ambitious programme to clean up Indian banks of their bad debts might not be achieved in its expected time frame in 2016 because banks can still hide bad debts.
The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) stated targeting a reduction in its bad debts portfolio by EGP 1.
Saeed Al-Sheikh, Chief Economist at National Commercial Bank has disclosed that the value of bad debts accumulated by the Saudi banks during the past two years amounted to SR25 billion (US$6.