2017 Tax Receipt

This receipt shows how your $30,000 in federal income taxes was spent by the government in fiscal year 2017.

Health $8,942.54
* Includes $3,865.96 for Medicaid
* Includes $3,434.09 for Medicare
* Includes $324.13 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $167.40 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $7,139.59
* Includes $3,307.18 for Military Contractors
* Includes $1,493.02 for Military Personnel
* Includes $495.19 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $211.33 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $4,261.35
Unemployment and Labor $2,226.32
* Includes $616.49 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $164.82 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $32.84 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans Benefits $1,810.14
* Includes $879.08 for Income Support
* Includes $740.91 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $1,223.23
* Includes $723.78 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $231.86 for School Lunch & other food programs
Education $1,198.07
* Includes $876.95 for Federal Student Aid
* Includes $232.20 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $1,177.60
* Includes $207.56 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $162.86 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $71.85 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $658.56
* Includes $518.28 for Affordable Housing Programs
* Includes $155.47 for Disaster Relief & Insurance
Energy and Environment $409.02
* Includes $81.26 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $33.13 for National Park Service
International Affairs $392.22
* Includes $273.68 for Department of State
* Includes $105.68 for Foreign Aid
Science $313.75
* Includes $186.49 for NASA
* Includes $74.01 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $247.62
* Includes $101.35 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $52.95 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $30,000

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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