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Meaning of WITHHOLDING

Pronunciation:  w`ithh'owlding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of deducting (taxes) from an employee's salary
  2. [n]  the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control; "I resented his withholding permission"; "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"
  3. [n]  income tax withheld from employees' wages and paid directly to the government by the employer
 

WITHHOLDING is a 11 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: withholding tax
 
 See Also: deduction, holding, income tax, keeping, pay as you earn, PAYE, retention, subtraction

 

 

Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A tax deducted from a salary, wage, or other income on behalf of the government at the time of payment of wages to the person who pays it.
 

 

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