2015 Rhode Island Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Rhode Island paid $11,122 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $1,856 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Rhode Island
Health $3,190.24
* Includes $1,456.34 for Medicaid
* Includes $38.44 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,822.53
* Includes $604.61 for Military Personnel
* Includes $77.83 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,519.48
Unemployment and Labor $890.56
* Includes $66.38 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $25.20 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $659.84
* Includes $290.31 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $264.54 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $512.24
* Includes $317.04 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $30.28 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $394.91
* Includes $131.53 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $93.28 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $322.96
* Includes $52.48 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $29.33 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $213.91
* Includes $41.53 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.91 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $177.68
* Includes $35.00 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.82 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $166.22
* Includes $33.05 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $28.81 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $128.92
* Includes $21.46 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.71 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $122.52
* Includes $73.67 for NASA
* Includes $28.31 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,122
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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