overpayment overpayment  /ˈoʊ vər ˌpeɪ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a payment larger than needed or expected
  2. (n) the act of paying too much

Usage(s):

  1. In fact, I'd err on the side of overpayment.
  2. Franken maintained that, after the overpayment, he owed just $4,000 more in taxes, according to an early estimation by his new financial handlers.
  3. The bank apologized and refunded the overpayment.

News

  1. Wis. Senate OKs unemployment overpayments bill

    The state Senate has approved a bill that would make it easier for Wisconsin to recover overpayment of unemployment benefits by allowing officials to check private bank accounts. The measure requires financial ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Bill would make it easier for state to recover overpayment of unemployment benefits

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Senate has approved a bill that would make it easier for the state to recover overpayment of unemployment benefits by allowing officials to check private bank accounts. The
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WXOW 19 La Crosse

  3. Wis. Senate to Vote on Unemployment Overpayment Bill

    The state Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill that would make it easier for the state to recover overpayment of unemployment benefits by allowing officials to check private bank accounts.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBAY Green Bay

Quotes

  1. The committee's chairman, Edward Leigh, said: "An element of overpayment to claimants was an inherent part of the design of the tax credits system. What came out of the blue for the government was that overpayment would routinely occur on such a...
    on Apr 25, 2006 By: Edward Leigh Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We've got auditors that crawl all over these things, and what you're reading about in the paper is not an overpayment at all," Rumsfeld said, in response to a question from the audience about media reports on the audit. "It . . . may be a...
    on Dec 12, 2003 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: CTV.ca

  3. "Bloodhound's clinical editing solution provides healthcare payers the strongest return on investment in the industry through overpayment savings and increased auto-adjudication rates," said Gary G. Twigg, CEO of Bloodhound Technologies....
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Twigg Source: PR.com (press release)

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