2015 New York Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New York paid $18,094 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $5,115 more than the national average. See where that money went.

New York
Health $5,190.09
* Includes $2,369.26 for Medicaid
* Includes $62.54 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $4,591.88
* Includes $983.61 for Military Personnel
* Includes $126.62 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $2,471.00
Unemployment and Labor $1,448.81
* Includes $107.99 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $40.00 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,073.48
* Includes $472.29 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $430.37 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $833.35
* Includes $515.77 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $49.27 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $642.46
* Includes $213.99 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $151.75 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $525.42
* Includes $85.38 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $47.72 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $347.00
* Includes $67.57 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $12.86 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $289.06
* Includes $58.56 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $12.71 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $270.42
* Includes $53.77 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $46.88 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $209.73
* Includes $34.91 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.66 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $199.32
* Includes $119.85 for NASA
* Includes $46.05 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $18,094
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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