2014 Colorado Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Colorado paid $13,275 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $282 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Colorado
Military $3,581.40
* Includes $775.66 for Military Personnel
* Includes $90.71 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,515.78
* Includes $1,570.20 for Medicaid
* Includes $48.51 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,031.78
Unemployment and Labor $1,119.37
* Includes $84.72 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $30.86 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $772.67
* Includes $335.19 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $301.69 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $657.46
* Includes $397.08 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $43.18 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $450.11
* Includes $62.36 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $35.18 for Federal Prison System
Education $335.74
* Includes $172.80 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $65.65 for Special Education
Transportation $247.50
* Includes $28.07 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $14.97 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $208.09
* Includes $14.86 for National Park Service
* Includes $10.73 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $199.60
* Includes $43.55 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $43.18 for Global Health Programs
Science $148.74
* Includes $86.25 for NASA
* Includes $36.40 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $6.76

TOTAL $13,275
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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