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PolitiFact looks at Donald Trump promises in Florida ad


Florida is crucial to Donald Trump’s chances of winning the White House, and the Republican nominee is hoping a new television ad helps sway voters in the battleground.

The ad explains what electing Trump means — claiming lower taxes for middle-class families and businesses, along with paid maternity leave and a bigger childcare tax credit.

How much of it is true?

PolitiFact Florida wanted to take a closer at each proposal to find out.

Promise 1: Families making $60,000 a year get a 20 percent tax-rate reduction

The phrasing of this promise is a little misleading, and it’s not included verbatim in Trump’s tax plan.

This pledge is actually referring to Trump’s plan to collapse the current seven income tax brackets and establish three tax rates of 33 percent, 25 percent and 12 percent.

Keep reading Allison Graves' story from PolitiFact Florida here.

Miami Herald photo by Pedro Portal