2014 New Mexico Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New Mexico paid $9,157 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,835 less than the national average. See where that money went.

New Mexico
Military $2,470.43
* Includes $535.04 for Military Personnel
* Includes $62.57 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,425.16
* Includes $1,083.12 for Medicaid
* Includes $33.46 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,401.51
Unemployment and Labor $772.13
* Includes $58.44 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.29 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $532.98
* Includes $231.21 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $208.10 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $453.51
* Includes $273.90 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $29.79 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $310.48
* Includes $43.02 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $24.27 for Federal Prison System
Education $231.59
* Includes $119.19 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $45.29 for Special Education
Transportation $170.72
* Includes $19.36 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.33 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $143.54
* Includes $10.25 for National Park Service
* Includes $7.40 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $137.69
* Includes $30.04 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $29.79 for Global Health Programs
Science $102.60
* Includes $59.49 for NASA
* Includes $25.11 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.66

TOTAL $9,157
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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