2015 Arkansas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Arkansas paid $9,521 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $3,457 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Arkansas
Health $2,731.01
* Includes $1,246.70 for Medicaid
* Includes $32.91 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,416.23
* Includes $517.57 for Military Personnel
* Includes $66.63 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,300.76
Unemployment and Labor $762.36
* Includes $56.82 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.57 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $564.86
* Includes $248.52 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $226.46 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $438.51
* Includes $271.40 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $25.92 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $338.06
* Includes $112.60 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $79.85 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $276.47
* Includes $44.93 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $25.11 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $183.11
* Includes $35.56 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.77 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $152.10
* Includes $30.81 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.69 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $142.30
* Includes $28.29 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $24.67 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $110.36
* Includes $18.37 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.03 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $104.88
* Includes $63.07 for NASA
* Includes $24.23 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,521
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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