2014 Illinois Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Illinois paid $14,128 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $1,136 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Illinois
Military $3,811.53
* Includes $825.50 for Military Personnel
* Includes $96.54 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,741.69
* Includes $1,671.10 for Medicaid
* Includes $51.63 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,162.34
Unemployment and Labor $1,191.29
* Includes $90.16 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $32.84 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $822.32
* Includes $356.73 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $321.07 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $699.70
* Includes $422.59 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $45.96 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $479.03
* Includes $66.37 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $37.44 for Federal Prison System
Education $357.32
* Includes $183.90 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $69.87 for Special Education
Transportation $263.40
* Includes $29.88 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $15.94 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $221.46
* Includes $15.82 for National Park Service
* Includes $11.42 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $212.43
* Includes $46.35 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $45.96 for Global Health Programs
Science $158.30
* Includes $91.79 for NASA
* Includes $38.74 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $7.19

TOTAL $14,128
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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