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How the Federal Budget Affects You

  • Discretionary Spending Discretionary Spending
    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
  • Revenues Revenues
    This shows federal tax revenue sources that fund the federal budget.
  • Total Spending Total Spending
    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
  • Where Your Taxes Went Where Your Taxes Went
    Ever wonder what happens to your taxes? This shows how each federal income tax dollar was spent last tax year.

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Parity, Schmarity: The Budget Deal Gives 56% of the Discretionary Budget to the Military

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