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He said: "The main reason is due to persons being deceased, other reasons are, that persons have 'gone away' and 'irrecoverable' and these tend to account for around two thirds of amounts written off.
The sources claimed that National Bank of Pakistan and United Bank Limited gave the loans written off on the instructions of successive heads of the government.
She was written off by the bookies when she got to the last 10 in the show.
This would hinder the shady rebuilders who, knowing a car is listed as written off but repairable, readily admit its write-off status to buyers but claim they have restored the vehicle to ``as good as new'' and offer it at a bargain price.
A car that has been given the identity of another vehicle, typically one that has been written off, to disguise the fact that it has been stolen.
Seventeen major banks have written off an estimated 4 trillion yen or more in bad loans in fiscal 1999, 30% to 40% more than in earlier plans, industry sources said Monday.
According to The Providence Journal, Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said in an interview that "we have written off the rural areas" in the fight to win Republican-held Congressional seats.
They classify an ever-growing portion of the acquisition price as `in-process' research and development, so--you guessed it--the amount can be written off in a one-time charge--removing any future earnings drag.
25 million that Hayden has officially written off as bad debt.
In such a case, the unrecovered cost could be written off at that time.
Business autos, for instance, can now be written off over two and a half years, even though a typical car lasts almost ten years; business machines, in general, can be deducted in four and a half years, usually a fraction of their actual working lives.
Fitch further believes a $200 million charge should sufficiently account for the balance in self-pay receivables that needs to be written off to comply with the new methodology.