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    Debt restructuring creditor loss and debtor gain

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    In a debt restructuring scenario, under what circumstances would the creditor record a loss and would the debtor record a gain? What about in a debt settlement scenario?

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    I. Debt restructuring scenario

    During debt restricting when the terms of the debt are modified to reduce or defer cash payments that the debtor is obligated to make to the creditor and the debt responsibility will continue the debtor accounts for the modification of terms as a reduction in interest expense from the date of ...

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    This is an explanation of how a creditor would record a loss while the debtor would record a gain in a debt restructuring and a debt settlement scenario.