Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tax rate on property, expressed in mills per dollar of value of the property.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A tax rate on property, expressed in mills of the property's value.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Rate (as of taxation) reckoned in mills per dollar.

Etymologies

mill (“one thousandth part”) +‎ -age. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • What does it matter if you're paying a few extra bucks in millage, when your assessment value remains at 1980's levels?

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  • You could set up a system in which your millage is recorded once a year on the car (s) registered in your name.

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  • The millage is the last barrier between a new rapid-transit bus system and the West Michigan pavement.

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  • This lists inside millage, which is tied to property values, but it does not include voted millage, which is set as a fixed dollar amount.

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  • Renee Kaufman, of the Fix Our Roads Committee, acknowledged the main argument against the millage is the poor economy.

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  • Buildings on Pine Creek still would be assessed and the township's fire millage, which is subject to change annually, would be applied to the taxable value.

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  • My husband wants to know what kind of millage it gets.

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  • City officials did not realize bond commission approval was necessary because the amendments did not concern monetary issues such as millage rates, Reeves said.

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  • "Many (community colleges) have successfully won bond referenda and millage increases, even in tough economic times."

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  • Though millage rates may be changed, the assessed value a house with a homestead exemption can be increased by is fixed.

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