2015 Alabama Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alabama paid $9,496 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $3,482 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alabama
Health $2,723.84
* Includes $1,243.42 for Medicaid
* Includes $32.82 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,409.88
* Includes $516.22 for Military Personnel
* Includes $66.45 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,297.34
Unemployment and Labor $760.36
* Includes $56.67 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.52 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $563.38
* Includes $247.87 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $225.87 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $437.35
* Includes $270.69 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $25.86 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $337.17
* Includes $112.30 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $79.64 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $275.75
* Includes $44.81 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $25.05 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $182.63
* Includes $35.46 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.75 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $151.70
* Includes $30.73 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.67 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $141.92
* Includes $28.22 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $24.60 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $110.07
* Includes $18.32 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.02 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $104.60
* Includes $62.90 for NASA
* Includes $24.17 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,496
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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