Debt Settlement

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Definition: Debt Settlement

Debt Settlement

Full Definition of Debt Settlement

The process of a creditor and debtor agreeing to settle an outstanding debt for a certain amount of money. For instance, Sue may owe $10,000, but her creditor may settle the debt for $7,000 if she pays the debt off in 7 days.

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Debt Settlement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 01, 2022
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Debt Settlement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 01, 2022).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Debt Settlement are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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