2014 Iowa Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Iowa paid $9,848 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,143 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Iowa
Military $2,656.85
* Includes $575.42 for Military Personnel
* Includes $67.29 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,608.17
* Includes $1,164.85 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.99 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,507.27
Unemployment and Labor $830.40
* Includes $62.85 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $22.89 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $573.20
* Includes $248.66 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $223.81 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $487.73
* Includes $294.57 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $32.04 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $333.91
* Includes $46.26 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $26.10 for Federal Prison System
Education $249.07
* Includes $128.19 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $48.70 for Special Education
Transportation $183.60
* Includes $20.83 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $11.11 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $154.37
* Includes $11.03 for National Park Service
* Includes $7.96 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $148.08
* Includes $32.31 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $32.04 for Global Health Programs
Science $110.34
* Includes $63.98 for NASA
* Includes $27.00 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $5.02

TOTAL $9,848
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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