overwithhold


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o·ver·with·hold

 (ō′vər-wĭth-hōld′, -wĭth-)
v. o·ver·with·held (-hĕld′), o·ver·with·hold·ing, o·ver·with·holds
v.tr.
1. To deduct (an amount in withholding tax) beyond the tax owed.
2. To subject to overwithholding.
v.intr.
To deduct too much withholding tax.

overwithhold

(ˌəʊvəwɪðˈhəʊld)
vb
to deduct more (withholding tax) than is owed
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