Trump promises 'large segment' of taxpayers will have zero rate

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during an address at an event organised by the Greater Charleston Business Alliance and the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce in North CharlestonRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said in an interview that aired on Sunday on the eve of the unveiling of his tax plan that a “large segment” of U.S. taxpayers would have a zero rate if he wins the White House. Trump’s campaign has scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. on Monday in New York to announce a tax policy it said would offer “a major tax reduction for almost all citizens and corporations, in particular, those in the middle and lower income classes.” Pressed about the specific numbers during an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Trump said: “I will say this, there will be a large segment of our country that will have a zero rate, a zero rate. Asked on whom he would increase taxes, Trump, a billionaire real estate mogul, said: “Some very wealthy are going to be raised.

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