Definition of 'overpay'
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You can also ask for any overpaid tax to be refunded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two thirds had no idea how to claim back overpaid tax. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those who have argued for years that footballers are overpaid may soon have their moment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are many other situations where overpaid tax can be lost. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But people are fearful of missives from the taxman and often inadvertently overpay tax. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You might lose a few hundred pounds in fees but that is better than finding that you have overpaid for something. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And you thought footballers were overpaid. The Sun (2009)You will get a refund plus interest and you can claim back any tax you have overpaid in the past six years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If so, it must be overpaying on something. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The taxman has abandoned hope of collecting an extra 1 billion of overpaid tax credits. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They're certainly not as overpaid as some footballers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Almost 6 billion has been overpaid in tax credits because of fraud and error since they were introduced three years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If so, he may have overpaid tax in the current year and is probably due a refund once it has been corrected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By the end of this year, 6billion will have been overpaid in error. The Sun (2006)Second, there has been a delay in a refund from tax overpaid in January. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More than 100 ground staff have been told they were overpaid in error for YEARS. The Sun (2012)I want to be overpaid for something I enjoy doing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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