2015 Minnesota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Minnesota paid $12,081 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $897 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Minnesota
Health $3,465.32
* Includes $1,581.91 for Medicaid
* Includes $41.76 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,065.90
* Includes $656.74 for Military Personnel
* Includes $84.54 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,650.50
Unemployment and Labor $967.34
* Includes $72.10 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.37 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $716.74
* Includes $315.34 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $287.35 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $556.41
* Includes $344.37 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $32.89 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $428.96
* Includes $142.88 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $101.32 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $350.81
* Includes $57.01 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $31.86 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $232.35
* Includes $45.12 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.59 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $192.00
* Includes $39.10 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.49 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $180.56
* Includes $35.90 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $31.30 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $140.03
* Includes $23.31 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $5.12 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $133.08
* Includes $80.02 for NASA
* Includes $30.75 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,081
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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