Definition of overwithhold in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌōvərwiTHˈhōld/ Pronunciation: /-wiT͟H-/


[with object]
Deduct (an amount in withholding tax) in excess of what is owed.
Example sentences
  • If you've overwithheld taxes for an employee, first correct the problem causing the overwithholding in your employee record or the payroll item setup.
  • It follows, therefore, that, if a withholder overwithholds an obligor's wages, an obligor may recover the overage that was rightfully the obligor's.

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Syllabification: o·ver·with·hold

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