2014 Tennessee Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Tennessee paid $10,461 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $2,530 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Tennessee
Military $2,822.23
* Includes $611.24 for Military Personnel
* Includes $71.48 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,770.52
* Includes $1,237.36 for Medicaid
* Includes $38.23 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,601.09
Unemployment and Labor $882.09
* Includes $66.76 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.32 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $608.88
* Includes $264.14 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $237.74 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $518.09
* Includes $312.91 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $34.03 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $354.70
* Includes $49.14 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $27.72 for Federal Prison System
Education $264.57
* Includes $136.17 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $51.74 for Special Education
Transportation $195.03
* Includes $22.12 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $11.80 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $163.98
* Includes $11.71 for National Park Service
* Includes $8.46 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $157.29
* Includes $34.32 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $34.03 for Global Health Programs
Science $117.21
* Includes $67.96 for NASA
* Includes $28.68 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $5.33

TOTAL $10,461
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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