2014 Texas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Texas paid $14,706 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $1,713 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Texas
Military $3,967.47
* Includes $859.27 for Military Personnel
* Includes $100.49 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,894.77
* Includes $1,739.47 for Medicaid
* Includes $53.74 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,250.80
Unemployment and Labor $1,240.03
* Includes $93.85 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $34.19 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $855.96
* Includes $371.32 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $334.21 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $728.33
* Includes $439.88 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $47.84 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $498.63
* Includes $69.08 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $38.97 for Federal Prison System
Education $371.93
* Includes $191.42 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $72.73 for Special Education
Transportation $274.17
* Includes $31.10 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $16.59 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $230.52
* Includes $16.47 for National Park Service
* Includes $11.89 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $221.12
* Includes $48.25 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $47.84 for Global Health Programs
Science $164.77
* Includes $95.54 for NASA
* Includes $40.32 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $7.49

TOTAL $14,706
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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