2014 South Dakota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Dakota paid $10,960 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $2,032 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Dakota
Military $2,956.85
* Includes $640.39 for Military Personnel
* Includes $74.89 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,902.67
* Includes $1,296.38 for Medicaid
* Includes $40.05 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,677.46
Unemployment and Labor $924.16
* Includes $69.95 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $25.48 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $637.93
* Includes $276.74 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $249.08 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $542.81
* Includes $327.83 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $35.65 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $371.62
* Includes $51.49 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $29.04 for Federal Prison System
Education $277.19
* Includes $142.66 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $54.20 for Special Education
Transportation $204.34
* Includes $23.18 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $12.36 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $171.80
* Includes $12.27 for National Park Service
* Includes $8.86 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $164.80
* Includes $35.96 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $35.65 for Global Health Programs
Science $122.80
* Includes $71.21 for NASA
* Includes $30.05 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $5.58

TOTAL $10,960
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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