2014 West Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in West Virginia paid $8,068 in federal income taxes in 2014. That's $4,924 less than the national average. See where that money went.

West Virginia
Military $2,176.63
* Includes $471.41 for Military Personnel
* Includes $55.13 for Nuclear Weapons
Health $2,136.75
* Includes $954.31 for Medicaid
* Includes $29.48 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Interest on Debt $1,234.83
Unemployment and Labor $680.30
* Includes $51.49 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $18.76 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $469.60
* Includes $203.71 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $183.35 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $399.58
* Includes $241.33 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $26.25 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $273.56
* Includes $37.90 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $21.38 for Federal Prison System
Education $204.05
* Includes $105.02 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $39.90 for Special Education
Transportation $150.42
* Includes $17.06 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.10 for Federal Aviation Administration
Energy and Environment $126.47
* Includes $9.03 for National Park Service
* Includes $6.52 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $121.31
* Includes $26.47 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.25 for Global Health Programs
Science $90.40
* Includes $52.42 for NASA
* Includes $22.12 for National Science Foundation
Housing and Community $4.11

TOTAL $8,068
US AVERAGE $12,992

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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