2015 Missouri Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Missouri paid $10,181 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,797 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Missouri
Health $2,920.32
* Includes $1,333.12 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.19 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,583.72
* Includes $553.45 for Military Personnel
* Includes $71.24 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,390.92
Unemployment and Labor $815.21
* Includes $60.76 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.07 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $604.02
* Includes $265.75 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $242.16 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $468.90
* Includes $290.21 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $27.72 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $361.49
* Includes $120.41 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $85.39 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $295.64
* Includes $48.04 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $26.85 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $195.81
* Includes $38.02 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.24 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $162.64
* Includes $32.95 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.15 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $152.16
* Includes $30.26 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.38 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $118.01
* Includes $19.64 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.31 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $112.15
* Includes $67.44 for NASA
* Includes $25.91 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,181
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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