2015 Texas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Texas paid $14,594 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $1,615 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Texas
Health $4,186.15
* Includes $1,910.97 for Medicaid
* Includes $50.45 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,703.65
* Includes $793.35 for Military Personnel
* Includes $102.13 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,993.83
Unemployment and Labor $1,168.56
* Includes $87.10 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $33.07 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $865.83
* Includes $380.93 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $347.13 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $672.15
* Includes $416.01 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $39.74 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $518.19
* Includes $172.60 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $122.40 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $423.79
* Includes $68.86 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $38.49 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $280.68
* Includes $54.50 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $10.38 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $233.14
* Includes $47.23 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $10.26 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $218.11
* Includes $43.37 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $37.81 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $169.16
* Includes $28.15 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $6.18 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $160.76
* Includes $96.67 for NASA
* Includes $37.14 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $14,594
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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