2014 Kentucky Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Kentucky paid $8,616 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $4,376 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Kentucky
Military $2,324.47
* Includes $503.43 for Military Personnel
* Includes $58.87 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,281.88
* Includes $1,019.12 for Medicaid
* Includes $31.49 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,318.71
Unemployment and Labor $726.51
* Includes $54.99 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $20.03 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $501.49
* Includes $217.55 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $195.81 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $426.72
* Includes $257.72 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $28.03 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $292.14
* Includes $40.47 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $22.83 for Federal Prison System
Education $217.91
* Includes $112.15 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $42.61 for Special Education
Transportation $160.63
* Includes $18.22 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.72 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $135.06
* Includes $9.65 for National Park Service
* Includes $6.97 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $129.55
* Includes $28.27 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $28.03 for Global Health Programs
Science $96.54
* Includes $55.98 for NASA
* Includes $23.62 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.39

TOTAL $8,616
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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