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1/1,000, or 10% of 1% of a measure. Mills are used in the calculation of property taxes. See also: Mill rate.


One-tenth of one cent, or $0.001. Ad valorem (property) taxes are usually expressed in terms of a certain number of mills.A rate of 12.4 mills means that a property assessed for $100,000 would have ad valorem taxes of 12.4 (rate) 0.001 (mill) $100,000 (assessed value) for a tax of $1,240.

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A few years ago Haywood and his wife, Sandra, converted the 17th century water mill in the regional capital of Norwich in the eastern counties of England.
The sources said that the mum-of-two, who will turn 44 on Wednesday, would continue celebrating at her new 10 million dollars Water Mill estate on Saturday.
The Whitley Local History Group have been searching for a site to display the machinery taken from the old Whitley water mill, which formerly stood by Abbey bridge but was demolished in 1955.
THE owner of a historic water mill is selling his treasured landmark to pay off bank debts.
THE owner of a historic water mill has taken to eBay to sell his treasured landmark to pay off bank debts.
There is also plenty of pleasure to be had from studying the wildlife attracted to the River Camlad, which includes otters Situated at Marton, not far from Welshpool and 17 miles from Shrewsbury, Stockton Mill house was built after the period water mill which sits within the gardens.
A WELSH scheme that is today celebrating the transformation of "ramshackle tin sheds" into a working water mill and cafe, is being used to inspire rural community revival across the UK.
From left: Corcoran's Tim Davis, Prudential Douglas Elliman's Dolly Lenz and her Water Mill homeDolly Lenz has upped the asking price on her seven-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bathroom Water Mill home after a "major redecoration.
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Various suggestions were put forward from a water mill to a lime kiln but the actual use of the site remains a mystery.
The remains of a 15th century water mill in Sefton village, near Maghull, have been found beneath the site of a planned 48-homes complex.
Motours is offering a three-night break with breakfast at Auberge du Moulin, a converted water mill in Audenfort, for pounds 89 per person, including return ferry crossing with car.