2015 Vermont Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Vermont paid $9,070 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $3,908 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Vermont
Health $2,601.64
* Includes $1,187.64 for Medicaid
* Includes $31.35 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,301.77
* Includes $493.06 for Military Personnel
* Includes $63.47 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,239.14
Unemployment and Labor $726.25
* Includes $54.13 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $20.55 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $538.10
* Includes $236.75 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $215.73 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $417.73
* Includes $258.54 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $24.70 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $322.05
* Includes $107.27 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $76.07 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $263.38
* Includes $42.80 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $23.92 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $174.44
* Includes $33.87 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.45 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $144.90
* Includes $29.35 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.37 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $135.55
* Includes $26.95 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $23.50 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $105.13
* Includes $17.50 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.84 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $99.91
* Includes $60.08 for NASA
* Includes $23.08 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,070
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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