2014 New Jersey Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New Jersey paid $16,831 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,838 more than the national average. See where that money went.

New Jersey
Military $4,540.76
* Includes $983.44 for Military Personnel
* Includes $115.01 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $4,457.56
* Includes $1,990.82 for Medicaid
* Includes $61.51 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,576.04
Unemployment and Labor $1,419.21
* Includes $107.42 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $39.13 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $979.65
* Includes $424.98 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $382.50 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $833.57
* Includes $503.44 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $54.75 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $570.68
* Includes $79.07 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $44.60 for Federal Prison System
Education $425.68
* Includes $219.08 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $83.24 for Special Education
Transportation $313.79
* Includes $35.59 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $18.99 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $263.83
* Includes $18.85 for National Park Service
* Includes $13.61 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $253.07
* Includes $55.22 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $54.75 for Global Health Programs
Science $188.58
* Includes $109.35 for NASA
* Includes $46.15 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $8.57

TOTAL $16,831
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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