2015 Tennessee Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Tennessee paid $10,402 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,576 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Tennessee
Health $2,983.71
* Includes $1,362.06 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.96 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,639.81
* Includes $565.47 for Military Personnel
* Includes $72.79 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,421.12
Unemployment and Labor $832.90
* Includes $62.08 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.57 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $617.13
* Includes $271.51 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $247.42 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $479.08
* Includes $296.51 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $28.32 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $369.34
* Includes $123.02 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $87.24 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $302.06
* Includes $49.08 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $27.43 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $200.06
* Includes $38.85 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.40 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $166.18
* Includes $33.67 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.31 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $155.46
* Includes $30.91 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.95 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $120.57
* Includes $20.07 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.40 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $114.58
* Includes $68.90 for NASA
* Includes $26.47 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,402
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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