2014 South Carolina Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Carolina paid $9,077 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $3,915 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Carolina
Military $2,448.84
* Includes $530.37 for Military Personnel
* Includes $62.02 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,403.97
* Includes $1,073.65 for Medicaid
* Includes $33.17 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,389.27
Unemployment and Labor $765.38
* Includes $57.93 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.10 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $528.33
* Includes $229.19 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $206.29 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $449.55
* Includes $271.51 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $29.53 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $307.77
* Includes $42.64 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $24.05 for Federal Prison System
Education $229.57
* Includes $118.15 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $44.89 for Special Education
Transportation $169.23
* Includes $19.20 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.24 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $142.28
* Includes $10.16 for National Park Service
* Includes $7.34 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $136.48
* Includes $29.78 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $29.53 for Global Health Programs
Science $101.70
* Includes $58.97 for NASA
* Includes $24.89 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.62

TOTAL $9,077
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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