2015 Montana Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Montana paid $8,961 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $4,016 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Montana
Health $2,570.38
* Includes $1,173.37 for Medicaid
* Includes $30.97 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,274.11
* Includes $487.13 for Military Personnel
* Includes $62.71 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,224.25
Unemployment and Labor $717.52
* Includes $53.48 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $20.30 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $531.64
* Includes $233.90 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $213.14 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $412.71
* Includes $255.44 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $24.40 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $318.18
* Includes $105.98 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $75.15 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $260.21
* Includes $42.28 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $23.63 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $172.34
* Includes $33.46 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.37 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $143.15
* Includes $29.00 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.30 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $133.93
* Includes $26.63 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $23.21 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $103.87
* Includes $17.29 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.79 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $98.71
* Includes $59.36 for NASA
* Includes $22.81 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $8,961
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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