doubtful debt provision

combining of debts whose payment is doubtful (account balance company)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • doubtful debts provision — Fin an amount charged against profit and deducted from debtors to allow for the estimated nonrecovery of a proportion of the debts. See also bad debt …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • doubtful debt — ➔ debt * * * doubtful debt UK US noun [C] ► a debt that is unlikely to be paid: »Provision for doubtful debts is calculated on debtors’ balances after elimination of bad debts …   Financial and business terms

  • doubtful debt — An amount owed to an organization by a debtor that it might well not receive. A provision for doubtful debts may be created, which may be based on specific debts or on the general assumption that a certain percentage of debtors amounts are… …   Accounting dictionary

  • doubtful debts — Money owed to an organization, which it is unlikely to receive. A provision for doubtful debts may be created, which may be based on specific debts or on the general assumption that a certain percentage of debtors amounts are doubtful. As the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • provision — Fin a sum set aside in the accounts of an organization in anticipation of a future expense, often for doubtful debts. See also bad debt …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Bad debt — A bad debt is an amount that is written off by the business as a loss to the business and classified as an expense because the debt owed to the business is unable to be collected, and all reasonable efforts have been exhausted to collect the… …   Wikipedia

  • bad debt — An amount owed by a debtor that is unlikely to be paid; for example, due to a company going into liquidation. The full amount should be written off to the profit and loss account of the period or to a provision for bad debts as soon as it is… …   Accounting dictionary

  • bad debt — An amount owed by a debtor that is unlikely to be paid; for example, due to a company going into liquidation. The full amount should be written off to the profit and loss account of the period or to a provision for bad debts as soon as it is… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Р — Работа (или операция) [ope­ration] Рабочая валюта (working currency) Работающий капитал (working capital) Равновесие [equilibrium] …   Экономико-математический словарь

  • TAXATION — This article is arranged according to the following outline: historical aspects legal aspects the biblical period the talmudic period the post talmudic period in general yardsticks of tax assessment taxable property Place of Residence, Business,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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