2015 Connecticut Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Connecticut paid $21,367 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $8,388 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Connecticut
Health $6,128.92
* Includes $2,797.84 for Medicaid
* Includes $73.86 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $5,422.49
* Includes $1,161.54 for Military Personnel
* Includes $149.52 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $2,919.15
Unemployment and Labor $1,710.89
* Includes $127.52 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $48.41 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,267.66
* Includes $557.72 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $508.22 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $984.09
* Includes $609.07 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $58.18 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $758.67
* Includes $252.70 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $179.20 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $620.46
* Includes $100.82 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $56.35 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $410.95
* Includes $79.79 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $15.19 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $341.34
* Includes $69.15 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $15.01 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $319.34
* Includes $63.50 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $55.35 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $247.66
* Includes $41.22 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.05 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $235.37
* Includes $141.53 for NASA
* Includes $54.38 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $21,367
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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