2015 Michigan Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Michigan paid $10,596 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,381 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Michigan
Health $3,039.36
* Includes $1,387.46 for Medicaid
* Includes $36.63 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,689.04
* Includes $576.01 for Military Personnel
* Includes $74.15 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,447.62
Unemployment and Labor $848.44
* Includes $63.24 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.01 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $628.64
* Includes $276.58 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $252.03 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $488.02
* Includes $302.04 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $28.85 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $376.23
* Includes $125.31 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $88.87 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $307.69
* Includes $49.00 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $27.95 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $203.79
* Includes $39.57 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.53 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $169.27
* Includes $34.29 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.45 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $158.36
* Includes $31.49 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $27.45 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $122.82
* Includes $20.44 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.49 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $116.72
* Includes $70.19 for NASA
* Includes $26.97 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,596
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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