But White House spokesman Ari Fleischer says the president's tax cuts would help everyone. Around 10 million senior citizens would benefit from paying no taxes on their stock dividends while 34 million families with kids would be able to get an average tax break of about $1,400 this year, says Fleischer.
"That's real money, that's a lot of real money to a lot of Americans," says Fleischer. "I think that anybody who hears that they may get a thousand dollars of their money back is very appreciative for it."
He added that around 92 million taxpayers would receive receive on average a tax cut of $1,083 in 2003.
Still, while average people like the Dahms welcome the proposed tax cuts, they too worry what it will cost the U.S. government in the long run.
"I'm concerned about where that money is going to go to and where it's coming from," says Eileen Dahm.
ABCNEWS' Ann Compton and Ramona Schindelheim contributed to this report.