2014 New York Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New York paid $17,469 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $4,476 more than the national average. See where that money went.

New York
Military $4,712.88
* Includes $1,020.71 for Military Personnel
* Includes $119.37 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $4,626.53
* Includes $2,066.28 for Medicaid
* Includes $63.84 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,673.69
Unemployment and Labor $1,473.01
* Includes $111.49 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $40.61 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,016.78
* Includes $441.09 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $397.00 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $865.17
* Includes $522.53 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $56.83 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $592.31
* Includes $82.06 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $46.29 for Federal Prison System
Education $441.81
* Includes $227.39 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $86.39 for Special Education
Transportation $325.69
* Includes $36.94 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $19.71 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $273.83
* Includes $19.56 for National Park Service
* Includes $14.13 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $262.66
* Includes $57.31 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $56.83 for Global Health Programs
Science $195.73
* Includes $113.50 for NASA
* Includes $47.90 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $8.90

TOTAL $17,469
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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