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    How to protect against uncollectable accounts - methods

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    GIVE FEW EXAMPLES OF HOW A BUSINESS MIGHT PROTECT ITSELF AGAINST UNCOLLECTED ACCOUNTS AND WHAT PROTECTION METHODS ARE REALLY WORTH THE EXPENSE. PLEASE GIVE A FEW EXAMPLES FOR EACH.

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    From an accounting standpoint the prudent thing to do is to have an account for recording an allowance for doubtful accounts. This will help insulate the business against any sudden shocks like the inability to collect on an account. This is normally calculated based on a historical percentage of accounts that end up being un-collectable.

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    The expert determines how to protect against uncollectable account methods.

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