2015 Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Virginia paid $13,317 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $338 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Virginia
Health $3,819.85
* Includes $1,743.75 for Medicaid
* Includes $46.03 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,379.57
* Includes $723.93 for Military Personnel
* Includes $93.19 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,819.36
Unemployment and Labor $1,066.31
* Includes $79.48 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $30.17 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $790.07
* Includes $347.60 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $316.75 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $613.34
* Includes $379.60 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $36.26 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $472.84
* Includes $157.49 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $111.69 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $386.70
* Includes $62.84 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $35.12 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $256.12
* Includes $49.73 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.47 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $212.74
* Includes $43.10 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.36 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $199.03
* Includes $39.58 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $34.50 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $154.36
* Includes $25.69 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $5.64 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $146.69
* Includes $88.21 for NASA
* Includes $33.89 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $13,317
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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