2015 Nebraska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Nebraska paid $10,216 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,762 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Nebraska
Health $2,930.36
* Includes $1,337.70 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.31 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,592.61
* Includes $555.36 for Military Personnel
* Includes $71.49 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,395.71
Unemployment and Labor $818.01
* Includes $60.97 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.15 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $606.09
* Includes $266.66 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $242.99 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $470.51
* Includes $291.21 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $27.82 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $362.74
* Includes $120.82 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $85.68 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $296.66
* Includes $48.21 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $26.94 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $196.48
* Includes $38.15 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.26 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $163.20
* Includes $33.06 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.18 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $152.68
* Includes $30.36 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.47 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $118.41
* Includes $19.71 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.33 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $112.54
* Includes $67.67 for NASA
* Includes $25.00 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,216
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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