millage

noun
mill·​age | \ ˈmi-lij How to pronounce millage (audio) \

Definition of millage

: a rate (as of taxation) expressed in mills per dollar

Examples of millage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If this millage does not pass, the library will likely close. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 9 Sep. 2022 The advocacy group Arkansas Community Organizations recently endorsed the Little Rock millage extension, emphasizing the importance of streets, parks and drainage in an Aug. 2 news release. Joseph Flaherty, Arkansas Online, 7 Aug. 2022 There might even be elections for county executive, county commission, local judgeships, precinct delegates, and local millage rates, on your primary ballot. Michael Woch, Detroit Free Press, 28 July 2022 Therefore, the Hold Harmless millage will not be on property tax bills this summer for homeowners in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights. Sarah Raza, Detroit Free Press, 22 June 2022 The plan would have kept property taxes the same but cut deeply into a millage dedicated to the library in order to boost spending on economic development and affordable housing. Jeff Adelson, NOLA.com, 22 Dec. 2020 Although the millage was reduced, residents saw their annual property taxes increase by about $6.57 for each $100,000 of valuation. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 13 June 2022 The advocacy group Arkansas Community Organizations has endorsed the Central Arkansas Library System's request that voters reduce a local capital-improvement millage and refinance debt in a Tuesday special election in Little Rock. Joseph Flaherty, Arkansas Online, 22 May 2022 The millage includes a 5.06 mill renewal and .43 mill increase. Staff Report, NOLA.com, 9 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of millage

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of millage was in 1891

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Last Updated

25 Sep 2022

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“Millage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/millage. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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