2014 Minnesota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Minnesota paid $12,242 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $750 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Minnesota
Military $3,302.71
* Includes $715.30 for Military Personnel
* Includes $83.65 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,242.20
* Includes $1,448.02 for Medicaid
* Includes $44.74 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,873.68
Unemployment and Labor $1,032.26
* Includes $78.13 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $28.46 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $712.54
* Includes $309.11 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $278.21 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $606.30
* Includes $366.18 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $39.82 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $415.08
* Includes $57.51 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $32.44 for Federal Prison System
Education $309.62
* Includes $159.35 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $60.54 for Special Education
Transportation $228.24
* Includes $25.89 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $13.81 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $191.90
* Includes $13.71 for National Park Service
* Includes $9.90 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $184.07
* Includes $40.16 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $39.82 for Global Health Programs
Science $137.16
* Includes $79.54 for NASA
* Includes $33.56 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $6.23

TOTAL $12,242
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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