2014 Connecticut Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Connecticut paid $20,890 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $7,897 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Connecticut
Military $5,635.82
* Includes $1,220.60 for Military Personnel
* Includes $142.75 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $5,532.56
* Includes $2,470.93 for Medicaid
* Includes $76.34 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $3,197.28
Unemployment and Labor $1,761.47
* Includes $133.32 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $48.56 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,215.90
* Includes $527.47 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $474.75 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $1,034.60
* Includes $624.85 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $67.95 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $708.31
* Includes $98.13 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $55.36 for Federal Prison System
Education $528.34
* Includes $271.92 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $103.31 for Special Education
Transportation $389.47
* Includes $44.18 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $23.56 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $327.45
* Includes $23.39 for National Park Service
* Includes $16.89 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $314.10
* Includes $68.54 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $67.95 for Global Health Programs
Science $234.06
* Includes $135.72 for NASA
* Includes $57.28 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $10.64

TOTAL $20,890
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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