2015 Maine Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maine paid $8,211 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $4,767 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Maine
Health $2,355.25
* Includes $1,075.16 for Medicaid
* Includes $28.38 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,083.78
* Includes $446.36 for Military Personnel
* Includes $57.46 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,121.78
Unemployment and Labor $657.47
* Includes $49.01 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $18.60 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $487.14
* Includes $214.32 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $195.30 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $378.17
* Includes $234.06 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $22.36 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $291.55
* Includes $97.11 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $68.86 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $238.43
* Includes $38.74 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $21.66 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $157.92
* Includes $30.66 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $5.84 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $131.17
* Includes $26.57 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $5.77 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $122.72
* Includes $24.40 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $21.27 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $95.17
* Includes $15.84 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.48 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $90.45
* Includes $54.39 for NASA
* Includes $20.90 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $8,211
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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