Doubtful debts

A doubtful debt is a receivable which, as its name suggests, presents a likely or certain risk of non-payment. However, the person or company owed the debt is not able to definitively prove that this receivable will be lost, so it is classified as ‘doubtful’ rather than as ‘bad’.

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Doubtful debt: what is it and how to manage it

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