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Almost all of the middle class would initially pay less in taxes.
The president and White House have emphasized repeatedly that the tax legislation is targeted as a tax break for the middle class.
The legislation is expected to boost corporate profits, though it’s been criticized by Democrats and many economists for giving greater benefits to corporations and the wealthy than the middle class.
Those measures will benefit millions of families, not just those in the middle class.
Republicans promised their plan would raise the fortunes of the middle class through rates cuts and an avalanche of economic growth, promising higher wages.
The corporate announcements are the first sign that many in the middle class will benefit financially from their employers paying less in taxes.
There may be an even bigger problem for the middle class, however.
Currently, more than three-quarters of families using 529 savings plans make less than $150,000, a fact Cruz points to in describing the benefit as a boon for the middle class.
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First Known Use of middle class
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Definition of middle class for English Language Learners
: the social class that is between the upper class and the lower class and that includes mainly business and professional people, government officials, and skilled workers
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