Enterprise glossary and term center

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Bad Debts - What are bad and doubtful debts?

Thus, a bad debt is a specifically-identified account receivable that will not be paid and so should be written off at once, while a doubtful debt is one that may become a bad debt in the future and for which it may be necessary to create an allowance for doubtful accounts.