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English definition of “rebate check”

rebate check

noun [C]    
TAX, GOVERNMENT in the US, a cheque that is sent by the US government to people who have paid too much tax or too much money for their medical treatment : Most of this year's share of the new tax cut will come in the form of rebate checks that are to be mailed out beginning in August .
(Definition of rebate check noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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