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write-off

Informal something damaged beyond repair, esp a car
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Carlsberg reported a third-quarter operating profit -- before accounting for one-time writeoffs --AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA of 3.
Homeowner writeoffs become targets for cutbacks or elimination whenever tax code reforms get serious attention because of their costs in uncollected federal revenues.
The IMF study suggests a third way: if the country can still pay its debts but faces the possibility of default because it has lost access to markets, the IMF will push the bondholders to stretch out the payment terms of their bonds, rather than take writeoffs, to help stabilise the government.
An MoD spokesman said most of the writeoffs were the result of "careful" cuts made in the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review.
The Austrian Financial Market Authority has said that it is expecting massive writeoffs by banks in the country.
All the cars inside were absolute writeoffs because of the fire and the building was completely gutted - it's a shell now.
9m exceptional charge for goodwill writeoffs, and the reorganisation of its soft drink dispensing arm, took its toll.
9m for goodwill writeoffs and the reorganisation of its cold drinks draught dispense division took their toll on profits.
Earnings include in-process R&D writeoffs of $141 million in the quarter and $181 million for the year, as well as an after-tax gain of $229 million representing the impact of litigation settlements in 4Q08.
81bn but gross margin halved to 15pc from 32pc due to impact from exchange rate fluctuations, restructuring charges and writeoffs.
The program, which foreign producers can tap through co-production, allows private entities to contribute funds and receive tax writeoffs in return.
The synergies expected from the integration of ABN have been raised, but writeoffs due to market dislocation have increased, with further writeoffs possible in 2008," said Neil Smith, analyst at WestLB, in a note.