2015 South Carolina Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Carolina paid $9,166 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $3,812 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Carolina
Health $2,629.18
* Includes $1,200.21 for Medicaid
* Includes $31.68 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,326.14
* Includes $498.28 for Military Personnel
* Includes $64.14 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,252.26
Unemployment and Labor $733.94
* Includes $54.71 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $20.77 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $543.80
* Includes $239.25 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $218.02 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $422.16
* Includes $261.28 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $24.96 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $325.46
* Includes $108.40 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $76.87 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $266.17
* Includes $43.25 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $24.18 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $176.29
* Includes $34.23 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.52 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $146.43
* Includes $29.67 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.44 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $136.99
* Includes $27.24 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $23.75 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $106.24
* Includes $17.68 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.88 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $100.97
* Includes $60.71 for NASA
* Includes $23.33 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,166
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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