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*in arrears

[of debts; of an account] overdue. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Jane's student-loan payments are in arrears. The accounts of the bankrupt company were in arrears.

in arrears

Late or behind, especially in payment of money. For example, He's been in arrears on his rent so often that he may be evicted. [First half of 1600s]
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TESCO has asked these departments to clear their dues in time because the financial position of company is weak and it could not bear additional burden of arrears.
PS 10/9 was intended to provide clarification and to make certain changes to home finance businesses and, in particular, mortgage arrears handling.
Just Landlords, a leading landlord insurance provider, has also looked at how this is not only an issue for tenants across the UK, but it's also a serious issue for any landlords that may be letting to tenants in arrears.
forrester@ The report due to be presented to them states: "The end of year target set for 2011/12 was an 8% reduction in the current tenant rent arrears level, which equates to an end-of-year target of pounds 88,0.
Capita's 15th National Rent Arrears Conference comes at a time of great change in the housing sector when social housing professionals must get to grips with the emerging policies and legislation.
The Government has so far paid only 40 per cent of the arrears, and in a notification, it asked employees to apply for the remaining 60 per cent of the arrears, which has to be paid as the government implemented the new pay scales with effect from January 1, 2006.
They pay for the housing service residents receive, so outstanding rent arrears could be spent on improving homes and services.
The increase in payment arrears for public housing rents, tuition for public schools and other types of revenue stemmed from lower incomes propelled by the slowdown of the economy, the poll showed.
Rent arrears climbed slightly to pounds 28million - and pounds 22million was lost as homes stood empty.
A report last month by the AU's Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) revealed that 41 of the 53 member countries have total arrears of close to US$45.
According to new figures, rent arrears at the Cathcart Labour Club peaked at pounds 40,537 in 1998.
The court held that advance payments of accrued interest in arrears were deductible because they represented a charge for the use or forbearance of borrowed money.
As announced on September 18, 1997, the Company's schedule to pay dividends in arrears was continued with the consent of Gulf's Board of Directors.
In the old days, a parent behind in support payments could usually get those arrears reduced or even eliminated by the court.
But in 1879, Congress passed a law that authorized one-time lump-sum arrears payments to any veteran who was deemed qualified for a pension but who had not yet applied.