overpayment


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o·ver·pay

 (ō′vər-pā′)
v. o·ver·paid (-pād′), o·ver·pay·ing, o·ver·pays
v.tr.
1. To pay (a party) too much.
2. To pay an amount in excess of (a sum due).
v.intr.
To pay too much.

o′ver·pay′ment n.

overpayment

(ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt)
n
1. the act of paying (someone) at too high a rate
2. the act of paying (someone) more than is due, as by an error
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overpayment - a payment larger than needed or expected
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.overpayment - the act of paying too much
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money
Translations

overpayment

[ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt] Npago m excesivo

overpayment

[ˌəʊvəˈpeɪmənt] npagamento eccessivo
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The federal court determined that the employer was entitled to return of the overpayment, but that its method of recouping the money constituted an illegal deduction.
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This includes that if an overpayment is said to have occurred, the employee shall be provided details as to how the overpayment arises and the amount involved.
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When J files his 2014 tax return, he will have a large overpayment of tax since the $435,000 in estimated tax payments are credited to his return, which has minimal income.
This mean,s if a driver paid the toll using two pound coins, an overpayment of 30p is made, with Merseytravel picking up the extra cash.
If any Social Security or Supplemental Security Income beneficiary believes they have been incorrectly assessed with an overpayment under this program, I encourage them to request an explanation or seek options to resolve the overpayment,'' Colvin said.
District auditor Michael Thomas wrote in a letter to the council: "Discussions with officers have confirmed that the council does not have robust procedures in place to inform residents of their council tax overpayment.