What is mill rate?

The mill rate is the amount of tax payable per dollar of the assessed value of a property. 

The mill rate is based on "mills." It is a figure that represents the amount per $1,000 (1/1,000) of the assessed value of property, which is used to calculate the amount of property tax. 

The mill rate is typically set in May of each year following the passage of the annual budget.

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1. How can I pay my tax bill?
2. How can I get a receipt for paying my taxes?
3. When is the last day to pay my taxes?
4. What is the penalty if I pay my taxes late?
5. When are Real Estate Liens applied?
6. I didn't receive my tax bill, what do I do?
7. I moved, what do I do about my Westbrook taxes?
8. Am I eligible for any tax exemptions?
9. My mortgage has been paid in full and I was escrowing my taxes, what should I do?
10. The DMV won't allow me to register my vehicle, what do I need to do?
11. I sold my car and transferred my license plate to another vehicle, what do I need to do?
12. Why am I receiving tax bills for a vehicle I no longer own?
13. There are errors on my Automotive tax bill, what do I need to do?
14. What is mill rate?