Definitions

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  • noun An insufficient payment
  • noun The act of making such a payment
  • noun The amount by which a payment is insufficient

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of paying less than required
  • noun a payment smaller than needed or expected

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Examples

  • On Tuesday, when Mr. Geithner's failures were first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the Obama transition office issued a statement calling his underpayment of taxes "honest mistakes."

    Shakesville

  • On Tuesday, when Mr. Geithner's failures were first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the Obama transition office issued a statement calling his underpayment of taxes "honest mistakes."

    Shakesville

  • His campaign received a filip when at the beginning of this month, HM Revenue & Customs – stung by suggestions it traditionally failed to act on evidence of underpayment – issued a warning to fashion houses that they could be prosecuted for not paying their interns.

    More than 800 unpaid interns hired at arts and sports groups in two years

  • Under the safe harbor, underpayment penalties won't apply to those paying an amount equal to 100% of their prior year's tax bill.

    AMT Complicates Tax Estimates

  • Government officials say the problem isn't underpayment to doctors and providers—it's overpayment.

    Health System Reflects Greece's Ills

  • The Laborers International Union of North America in 2008 issued a study that called employees at home builders the "newest victims" of the housing market crisis because of "underpayment."

    U.S. Hits Builders With Pay Probe

  • If the amount under the AMT is higher than what they would otherwise owe, they must pay the higher amount, or risk incurring underpayment penalties.

    AMT Complicates Tax Estimates

  • Aetna says the the miscalculations were the result of outdated data tables used by Aetna Student Health (also known as Chickering), and that average underpayment was about $25.

    Aetna Underpaid Students, Settles For $5 Million - The Consumerist

  • A potential underpayment by the Perry campaign to Mr. Pardo for use of his plane was reported Tuesday by the New York Times.

    Campaign to Pony Up for Flight Costs

  • Nobody is accountable, there is rampant underpayment of employees.

    Government agencies rely on contractors to oversee contractors

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