What is withhold?

  • (verb): Retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments.
    Synonyms: deduct, recoup
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on withhold:

State Disability Insurance - Costs
... $95,585 for each employee per calendar year, so the maximum to withhold for each employee is $955.85 ... The taxable wage limit was $93,316 for each employee per calendar year, so the maximum to withhold for each employee was $1,119.79 ... limit was $93,316 for each employee per calendar year, so the maximum to withhold for each employee was $1,026.48 ...
Income Tax In Australia - Personal Income Tax
... absence of this number, employers are required to withhold tax at the rate of 46.5% (the highest marginal rate plus Medicare levy) from the first dollar ... Likewise, banks must also withhold the highest marginal rate of income tax on interest earned on bank accounts if the individual does not provide their ... Australian Business Number (ABN) to the bank, otherwise the bank will be required to withhold income tax at the highest rate of tax ...
Thomas A. Scully - Administrator of Medicare - Medicare Improvement and Modernization Act - Investigation For Withholding Information From Congress
... Scully took part in efforts to intentionally withhold cost estimates of the Medicare prescription drug benefit from Congress while it was being considered for passage ... Scully denied threatening Foster, but acknowledged having told him to withhold information from Congress ... that Scully and the Bush administration broke federal law by telling Foster to withhold information from Congress because Congress' "right to receive truthful information from federal agencies to ...
Homosexuality And Anglicanism - Differing Stances - Church of England
... Diocese of St Albans decided that they would withhold contributions until further notice to protest this appointment ... Bedford, and Holy Trinity Church, in New Barnet, north London pledged to withhold money from diocesan funds in protest ... the Hertfordshire town of Chorleywood has also announced that it would withhold funds until further notice ...
Mut'ah
... Tabatabaei the claim is made that often the Companions of the Prophet would withhold their slave girls from their husbands for 2 months to ensure they were not ... Then after that they would withhold the girls again for 2 more months before returning them to their husbands ... that if a Muslim man wanted to have sex with a married woman then she would have to withhold herself from her husband for 2 months and then the man can do 'mutah ...

More definitions of "withhold":

  • (verb): Hold back; refuse to hand over or share.
    Synonyms: keep back

Famous quotes containing the word withhold:

    You shall not withhold the wages of poor and needy laborers, whether other Israelites or aliens who reside in your land in one of your towns. You shall pay them their wages daily before sunset, because they are poor and their livelihood depends on them; otherwise they might cry to the LORD against you, and you would incur guilt.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 24:14,15.

    Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.
    Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 3:27.

    Nobody is so constituted as to be able to live everywhere and anywhere; and he who has great duties to perform, which lay claim to all his strength, has, in this respect, a very limited choice. The influence of climate upon the bodily functions ... extends so far, that a blunder in the choice of locality and climate is able not only to alienate a man from his actual duty, but also to withhold it from him altogether, so that he never even comes face to face with it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)