2014 Louisiana Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Louisiana paid $11,659 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $1,333 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Louisiana
Military $3,145.43
* Includes $681.24 for Military Personnel
* Includes $79.67 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,087.80
* Includes $1,379.06 for Medicaid
* Includes $42.61 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,784.45
Unemployment and Labor $983.10
* Includes $74.41 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.10 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $678.61
* Includes $294.39 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $264.96 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $577.42
* Includes $348.74 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $37.93 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $395.32
* Includes $54.77 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $30.90 for Federal Prison System
Education $294.87
* Includes $151.76 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $57.66 for Special Education
Transportation $217.37
* Includes $24.66 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $13.15 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $182.76
* Includes $13.06 for National Park Service
* Includes $9.43 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $175.31
* Includes $38.25 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $37.93 for Global Health Programs
Science $130.63
* Includes $75.75 for NASA
* Includes $31.97 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $5.94

TOTAL $11,659
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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