2014 Pennsylvania Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Pennsylvania paid $11,760 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $1,232 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Pennsylvania
Military $3,172.68
* Includes $687.14 for Military Personnel
* Includes $80.36 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,114.55
* Includes $1,391.01 for Medicaid
* Includes $42.98 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,799.91
Unemployment and Labor $991.62
* Includes $75.05 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.34 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $684.49
* Includes $296.94 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $267.26 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $582.43
* Includes $351.76 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $38.26 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $398.74
* Includes $55.24 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $31.16 for Federal Prison System
Education $297.43
* Includes $153.08 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $58.16 for Special Education
Transportation $219.25
* Includes $24.87 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $13.27 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $184.34
* Includes $13.17 for National Park Service
* Includes $9.51 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $176.82
* Includes $38.58 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $38.26 for Global Health Programs
Science $131.76
* Includes $76.40 for NASA
* Includes $32.24 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $5.99

TOTAL $11,760
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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