2014 Alabama Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alabama paid $9,604 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,388 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alabama
Military $2,591.02
* Includes $561.16 for Military Personnel
* Includes $65.63 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,543.55
* Includes $1,135.99 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.10 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,469.92
Unemployment and Labor $809.82
* Includes $61.29 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $22.33 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $558.00
* Includes $242.50 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $218.26 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $475.65
* Includes $287.27 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $31.24 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $325.64
* Includes $45.12 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $25.45 for Federal Prison System
Education $242.90
* Includes $125.01 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $47.50 for Special Education
Transportation $179.05
* Includes $20.31 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.83 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $150.54
* Includes $10.75 for National Park Service
* Includes $7.77 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $144.41
* Includes $31.51 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $31.24 for Global Health Programs
Science $107.61
* Includes $62.40 for NASA
* Includes $26.33 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.89

TOTAL $9,604
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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