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.
What does it matter if you're paying a few extra bucks in millage, when your assessment value remains at 1980's levels?
You could set up a system in which your millage is recorded once a year on the car (s) registered in your name.
The millage is the last barrier between a new rapid-transit bus system and the West Michigan pavement.
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.
Renee Kaufman, of the Fix Our Roads Committee, acknowledged the main argument against the millage is the poor economy.
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.
My husband wants to know what kind of millage it gets.
City officials did not realize bond commission approval was necessary because the amendments did not concern monetary issues such as millage rates, Reeves said.
"Many (community colleges) have successfully won bond referenda and millage increases, even in tough economic times."
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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