Interactive Data

Your Tax Receipt

How did the federal government spend your federal income tax dollars? Click and find out.


What if you could choose to allocate your tax dollars differently, in a way that reflects your personal budget priorities?  In three easy steps, estimate how much your state, city, congressional district, or county paid towards federal programs, choose what you would provide instead, and share your plan.

Cost of National Security

What counts as national security depends on your perspective. Our embeddable counters track how much the U.S. spends on a variety of programs that protect our future, from military to food assistance. Do our nation's spending choices align with your priorities?