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a debt that is unlikely to be repaid

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Bad debts are the reason why there is a flourishing private sector market where organisations can sell on debts owed to them for a percentage.
Loans to businesses owned by the taxpayer can also generate business bad debts if the loans were made to preserve the taxpayer's employment status and income earning potential, or in the course of the taxpayer's business of buying and selling businesses.
A tool provided by India's central bank to help lenders tackle bad debts can be used to hide bad debts.
NBE targets to reduce bad debts portfolio to reach to EGP 5 billion by the end of the current fiscal year 2012-2013," head of bad debts department, Yehya Abou El Foutoh, said yesterday.
of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said the declining proportion of bad debts to total loans of large banks was one indication that the country's banking sector remained healthy despite the crisis being experienced by its counterparts in the euro zone.
3bn losses reported for 2009 after the HBOS takeover and financial crisis left Lloyds with a colossal pounds 24bn in bad debts.
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.
O5bn provision for bad debts - after highlighting growing problems with US borrowers defaulting on mortgages.
BARCLAYS Bank is on course to make record profits of pounds 7bn this year - despite soaring bad debts at its credit card business.
THE amount of money set aside by Barclays to cover bad debts rocketed by 50 per cent in the first half of the year, it emerged yesterday.
A council which has set aside pounds 16m to cover bad debts has agreed a new scheme to improve collections.
Keep in mind that bad debts don't disappear from your credit once they have been paid.
And banks that hold lots of bad debts won't make loans to help businesses start up or expand.