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bad

1. mod. powerful; intense. This grass is bad!
2. mod. suitable; excellent; good. I got some new silks that are really bad.
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However, counter to the way implemented by many taxpayers, the repeal of the reserve method does not require them to rely on the write-off entry recorded for financial accounting purposes; Congress intended to allow a deduction for partially worthless business bad debts in the year in which ascertained worthless, provided they are charged off by the taxpayer.
The bad news is apparently she really believes the crap in her new book and there's plenty more where that came from.
Despite good internal controls and training, most of America's largest insurance companies eventually face bad faith allegations.
A recent round of Japanese official explanations of the task was framed in a three-year, seven-year plan, with half the currently assessed bad debts resolved in the first three years, and the rest later.
In LaFrance's experiment, the dependent variable was a change in attitude--whether the person felt less smart, less sociable, and embarrassed as a result of his or her own perception of having bad hair.
A review of some of the cases provides further insight into our Courts' interpretation of what constitutes bad faith.
If a bona fide loan exists between family members, the lender can claim a bad debt deduction if the borrower defaults and the lender makes demands for payment.
Mitro claimed that, since she had already provided statements under oath prior to the institution of her lawsuit against Allstate, Allstate's requests for additional sworn statements after the lawsuit commenced were in bad faith.
Morris' $1 million payment will be treated as a worthless business bad debt if she guaranteed the corporation's loan in the course of her trade or business.
Ten-year-old Jill Bocher of Saint Paul was on hand with her mother Gail to demonstrate the difference between a good gift and a bad gift.
A business bad debt is a loss from a debt created or acquired in connection with a taxpayer's trade or business.
Recipients of such gifts are often disappointed and, until now, had very few avenues to educate and reform their family members, friends or relatives that continually give bad gifts.
It was a bad day for all you European fans, because the fearsome foreign forces failed to win a single Breeders' Cup race for the first time in a long time.
Business bad debts that are completely or partially worthless are deductible as ordinary losses, while nonbusiness bad debts are short-term capital losses only when entirely worthless.
Effective September 3, 2004, the Company changed it's name from Bad Toys, Inc.