2015 North Carolina Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in North Carolina paid $10,108 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,870 less than the national average. See where that money went.

North Carolina
Health $2,899.38
* Includes $1,323.56 for Medicaid
* Includes $34.94 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,565.20
* Includes $549.48 for Military Personnel
* Includes $70.73 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,380.95
Unemployment and Labor $809.36
* Includes $60.33 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $22.90 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $599.69
* Includes $263.84 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $240.42 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $465.54
* Includes $288.13 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $27.52 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $358.90
* Includes $119.54 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $84.77 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $293.52
* Includes $47.70 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $26.66 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $194.40
* Includes $37.75 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.19 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $161.48
* Includes $32.71 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.10 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $151.07
* Includes $30.04 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.19 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $117.16
* Includes $19.50 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.28 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $111.35
* Includes $66.95 for NASA
* Includes $25.72 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,108
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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