DIRECT WRITE-OFF METHOD Definition

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DIRECT WRITE-OFF METHOD is a method of accounting for bad debts that records the loss from an uncollectible account receivable at the time it is determined to be uncollectible; no attempt is made to estimate uncollectible accounts or bad debt expense.

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INTERNAL is inside the country, e.g. a nations internal politics; or, happening, arising or located inside a company, e.g. internal requirements or transactions.

In the company's financial reporting documents this category may contain several line items, e.g. R&D, Sales & Marketing, and General & Administrative. You must ensure that all Overhead Expense line items are contained and accounted for within this category. Where there in no matching category, enter those amounts on a cumulative basis into the General & Administrative category. Enter all amounts in 1,000's.

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