2015 Utah Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Utah paid $10,190 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $2,788 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Utah
Health $2,922.90
* Includes $1,334.30 for Medicaid
* Includes $35.22 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,586.01
* Includes $553.94 for Military Personnel
* Includes $71.31 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,392.15
Unemployment and Labor $815.93
* Includes $60.82 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.09 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $604.55
* Includes $265.98 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $242.37 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $469.32
* Includes $290.47 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $27.75 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $361.81
* Includes $120.51 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $85.46 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $295.90
* Includes $48.08 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $26.88 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $195.98
* Includes $38.05 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.24 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $162.79
* Includes $32.98 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.16 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $152.29
* Includes $30.28 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $26.40 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $118.11
* Includes $19.66 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $4.31 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $112.25
* Includes $67.50 for NASA
* Includes $25.93 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,190
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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