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A sum of money paid for the right to use a road, highway, or bridge. To postpone or suspend. For example, to toll a Statute of Limitations means to postpone the running of the time period it specifies.


v. 1) to delay, suspend or hold off the effect of a statute. Examples: a minor is injured in an accident when he is 14 years old, and the state law (statute of limitations) allows a person hurt by negligence two years to file suit for damages. But for a minor the statute is "tolled" until he/she becomes 18 and decides whether or not to sue. Thus the minor has two years after 18 to file suit. State law allows 10 years to collect a judgment, but if the judgment debtor (party who owes the judgment amount) leaves the state the time is "tolled," so the judgment creditor (party to whom judgment is owed) will have extra time to enforce the judgment equal to the time the debtor was out of state. 2) a charge to pass over land, use a toll road or turnpike, cross a bridge, or take passage on a ferry.

TOLL, contracts. A sum of money for the use of something, generally applied to the consideration which is paid for the use of a road, bridge, or the like, of a public nature. Toll is also the compensation paid to a miller for grinding another person's grain.
     2. The rate of taking toll for grinding is regulated by statute in most of the states. See 2 Hill. Ab. oh. 17; 6 Ad. & Ell. N. S. 31,; 6 Q. B. 3 1.

TO TOLL, estates, rights. To bar, defeat, or take away; as to toll an entry into lands, is to deny. or take away the right of entry.

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Consistent with the answer to Question 14 in the prior set of questions and answers, the IRS will not consider 2017 to be overpaid until the full amount of the taxpayer's 2017 income tax liability, including the entire toll charge liability, is satisfied.
Since both distance and time were factors in determining toll charges when Congress enacted section 4252(b)(1), "it intended for the word 'and' to be read conjunctively to mean that a charge must vary by both distance and elapsed transmission time, and not by one or the other."
Those journeys have generated PS16.5m from toll charges and registrations.
4252(b)(1) defines taxable "toll telephone service" (long distance) to include service for which there is a toll charge that varies in amount with the distance and elapsed transmission time of each individual communication.
A spokesman said: "We are determined to maintain a boycott of the new bypass because of the exorbitant toll charge - but individual drivers are free to use it if they so wish."
And it is tipped drivers will be hit with more toll charges within the next couple of years.
Around 10m vehicles have used the bridge since it opened last October, and some drivers say they have already forked out up to PS700 on toll charges.
Around 10 million vehicles have used the bridge since it opened in October 2017, and some drivers say they have already forked out up to [pounds sterling]700 on toll charges.
How long the tolls would have to last to pay for the new M4 would depend on the road's cost, how the money was borrowed and the toll charges.
However, in May 2005, the Eleventh Circuit reversed the only pro-IRS decision, and held that long-distance (voice) telecommunication services are not subject to the Federal communications excise tax, because the toll charges varied only by the call's elapsed transmission time, not by the time and "distance" of the call, as required by the statute; see American Bankers Ins.
The high-profile solicitor has been urging all drivers to request a refund for their Gateway journeys, after a landmark ruling said a mistake in the bridge's charging order meant the PS2 toll charge was not legally binding.
Then the TPT discovered that Halton council had not specified the price of the toll charge clearly enough in the Mersey Gateway Road Charging Order (RUSCO).