2014 Washington Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Washington paid $13,261 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $268 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Washington
Military $3,577.63
* Includes $774.84 for Military Personnel
* Includes $90.61 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $3,512.07
* Includes $1,568.55 for Medicaid
* Includes $48.46 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $2,029.64
Unemployment and Labor $1,118.18
* Includes $84.63 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $30.83 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $771.85
* Includes $334.84 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $301.37 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $656.77
* Includes $396.66 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $43.14 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $449.64
* Includes $62.30 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $35.14 for Federal Prison System
Education $335.39
* Includes $172.61 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $65.58 for Special Education
Transportation $247.23
* Includes $28.04 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $14.96 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $207.87
* Includes $14.85 for National Park Service
* Includes $10.72 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $199.39
* Includes $43.51 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $43.14 for Global Health Programs
Science $148.58
* Includes $86.16 for NASA
* Includes $36.36 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $6.75

TOTAL $13,261
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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