overassess

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o·ver·as·sess

 (ō′vər-ə-sĕs′)
tr.v. o·ver·as·sessed, o·ver·as·sess·ing, o·ver·as·sess·es
1. To assess (a property) as being worth more than its actual value, leading to the imposition of an overly high tax based on the valuation.
2. To collect a tax higher than that justified by law from (someone).

o′ver·as·sess′ment n.