2015 South Dakota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Dakota paid $10,774 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,203 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Dakota
Health $3,090.42
* Includes $1,410.77 for Medicaid
* Includes $37.24 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,734.21
* Includes $585.69 for Military Personnel
* Includes $75.39 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,471.94
Unemployment and Labor $862.69
* Includes $64.30 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.41 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $639.20
* Includes $281.22 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $256.26 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $496.21
* Includes $307.12 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $29.34 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $382.55
* Includes $127.42 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $90.36 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $312.86
* Includes $50.84 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $28.42 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $207.21
* Includes $40.23 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.66 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $172.12
* Includes $34.87 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.57 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $161.02
* Includes $32.02 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $27.91 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $124.88
* Includes $20.78 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.56 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $118.68
* Includes $71.36 for NASA
* Includes $27.42 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,774
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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