2014 Maine Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maine paid $8,287 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $4,705 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Maine
Military $2,235.71
* Includes $484.21 for Military Personnel
* Includes $56.63 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,194.75
* Includes $980.21 for Medicaid
* Includes $30.28 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,268.35
Unemployment and Labor $698.77
* Includes $52.89 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $19.26 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $482.34
* Includes $209.24 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $188.33 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $410.42
* Includes $247.88 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $26.96 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $280.98
* Includes $38.93 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $21.96 for Federal Prison System
Education $209.59
* Includes $107.87 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $40.98 for Special Education
Transportation $154.50
* Includes $17.53 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.35 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $129.90
* Includes $9.28 for National Park Service
* Includes $6.70 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $124.60
* Includes $27.19 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.96 for Global Health Programs
Science $92.85
* Includes $53.84 for NASA
* Includes $22.72 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.22

TOTAL $8,287
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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