2015 Illinois Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Illinois paid $13,978 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $999 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Illinois
Health $4,009.45
* Includes $1,830.31 for Medicaid
* Includes $48.32 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,547.32
* Includes $759.86 for Military Personnel
* Includes $97.82 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,909.67
Unemployment and Labor $1,119.24
* Includes $83.42 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $31.67 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $829.28
* Includes $364.86 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $332.47 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $643.78
* Includes $398.45 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $38.06 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $496.31
* Includes $165.31 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $117.23 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $405.90
* Includes $65.96 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $36.87 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $268.84
* Includes $52.20 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.94 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $223.30
* Includes $45.24 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.82 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $208.91
* Includes $41.54 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $36.21 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $162.02
* Includes $26.97 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $5.92 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $153.98
* Includes $92.59 for NASA
* Includes $35.57 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $13,978
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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