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Bad debts can happen. QuickBooks can help.

Because QuickBooks organizes all your accounting data in one place, it's easy to spot bad debt. A bad debt (and it happens to everyone) is when a customer can't or won't pay an invoice.

Why bad debts happen to good businesses

  • Poor cash flow
  • Market downturns
  • Lost leases
  • Personal/health issues
  • Unforeseen events
  • Bankruptcy

 

 

Turn a bad debt into a business expense

There are two ways to write off bad debt depending on which accounting method you use—cash or accrual. QuickBooks makes it easy either way.

  1. With cash accounting you write off bad debt by voiding the open invoice.
  2. In the accrual method, you set up an estimated allowance for bad debts and draw the exact amount from it.

Manage accounts anywhere. Get more done everywhere.

Manage bad debts—or any billing, invoicing or expense tracking—on the go, on any device. All your records will be right where you need them. Because QuickBooks syncs it all instantly on your phone, tablet and computer.

 

Run your business from anywhere. So you can get more done.

 

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