bad debt


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Related to bad debt: Bad Debt Expense, Bad Debt Recovery
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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Global Banking News-December 9, 2015--Indian banks might not meet bad debt clean up target in 2016
Chief inspector of the central bank, Nguyen Huu Nghia, said in Hanoi on 28 May 2014 that buying bad debt from credit institutions had been slow in the past time.
Now the bank's main business is operating in profit, but it had to write off a significant amount of bad debt, mostly due to loans in the property sector that will never be paid back.
Using that definition, a car loan would be considered bad debt.
Lloyds said it saw a significant slowdown in the level of bad debt charges as improving economic conditions help borrowers on to a firmer footing.
THE scale of the credit crunch and the anticipated downturn in business is illustrated in a big upturn in companies seeking protection from bad debt.
It merely requires an understanding of the relationship between front-end resident screening and bad debt collections, plus a company-wide "credit culture" commitment to ensure credit extensions are consistent with strategic portfolio and risk-management objectives.
Almost three million credit card applications have been turned down in six months as providers get tough on bad debt, it was claimed.
The bank has been hit by bad debt charges of pounds 5.
The inference is that, had the taxpayer specifically identified an allowance account (or portion thereof) as offsetting the bad debt in question--as in Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.