2015 Alaska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alaska paid $11,770 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $1,207 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alaska
Health $3,376.11
* Includes $1,541.19 for Medicaid
* Includes $40.68 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,986.98
* Includes $639.83 for Military Personnel
* Includes $82.36 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,608.01
Unemployment and Labor $942.44
* Includes $70.25 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $26.67 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $698.29
* Includes $307.22 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $279.96 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $542.09
* Includes $335.51 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $32.05 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $417.91
* Includes $139.20 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $98.71 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $341.78
* Includes $55.54 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $31.04 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $226.37
* Includes $43.95 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.37 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $188.03
* Includes $38.09 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.27 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $175.91
* Includes $34.98 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $30.49 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $136.43
* Includes $22.71 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.98 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $129.65
* Includes $77.96 for NASA
* Includes $29.95 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,770
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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