2014 Arkansas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Arkansas paid $9,549 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,443 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Arkansas
Military $2,576.18
* Includes $557.95 for Military Personnel
* Includes $65.25 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,528.98
* Includes $1,129.48 for Medicaid
* Includes $34.90 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,461.51
Unemployment and Labor $805.18
* Includes $60.94 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $22.20 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $555.80
* Includes $241.11 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $217.01 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $472.92
* Includes $285.63 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $31.06 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $323.77
* Includes $44.86 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $25.30 for Federal Prison System
Education $241.51
* Includes $124.30 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $47.23 for Special Education
Transportation $178.03
* Includes $20.19 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.77 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $149.68
* Includes $10.69 for National Park Service
* Includes $7.72 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $143.58
* Includes $31.33 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $31.06 for Global Health Programs
Science $106.99
* Includes $62.04 for NASA
* Includes $26.18 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.86

TOTAL $9,549
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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