Trump’s vow for a middle-class tax cut could actually slam the middle class in N.J.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s “tax relief for middle-class workers and families” includes ending a deduction used by the middle class in New Jersey and other states. More than half of households claiming the federal deduction for state and local taxes, 51.3 percent, reported income of $200,000 or less, according to Internal Revenue Service statistics for…