withhold from

withhold something from (someone or an animal)

to hold something back or in reserve from someone or an animal. We withheld some of the food from the guests. I had to withhold some food from the dog so there would be enough for tomorrow.
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The new withholding tables will tell employers and payroll administrators how much less in federal income taxes to withhold from workers' wages.
counterpart and is intended to equal withholding tax that a Canadian corporation would withhold from dividends paid to foreign shareholders.
The successor must keep the transferred Forms W-4 and W-5 on file, and deduct and withhold from the wages it pays to the acquired employees according to the information supplied on those forms, until an employee submits a revised form.
Penalties for failure to withhold from eligible rollover distributions made after Dec.
3405(b)(2) requires the payor of any nonperiodic distribution to withhold from such distribution 10% for distributions that are not qualified total distributions, and an amount determined under IRS tables for qualified total distributions.