2015 New Mexico Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New Mexico paid $9,051 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $3,927 less than the national average. See where that money went.

New Mexico
Health $2,596.19
* Includes $1,185.15 for Medicaid
* Includes $31.29 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,296.95
* Includes $492.02 for Military Personnel
* Includes $63.34 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,236.54
Unemployment and Labor $724.73
* Includes $54.02 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $20.51 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $536.98
* Includes $236.25 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $215.28 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $416.86
* Includes $258.00 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $24.64 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $321.37
* Includes $107.04 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $75.91 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $262.83
* Includes $42.71 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $23.87 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $174.08
* Includes $33.80 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.43 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $144.59
* Includes $29.29 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.36 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $135.27
* Includes $26.90 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $23.45 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $104.91
* Includes $17.46 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.83 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $99.70
* Includes $59.95 for NASA
* Includes $23.03 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,051
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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