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Thread: I am overpaid

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    I am overpaid

    Poll- How would you interpret 'You are overpaid £...'? I received a letter from the taxman informing me that 'I was overpaid' by a certain amount. On the back there was an itemised statement ending with the amount due. My...

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  1. claude
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    Heheh, You must be frightened at first.

    you overpaid them, in another words, they underpaid you like what my boss did to me.

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    #3
    They had me worried.

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