2015 Washington Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Washington paid $13,291 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $312 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Washington
Health $3,812.39
* Includes $1,740.35 for Medicaid
* Includes $45.94 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,372.98
* Includes $722.52 for Military Personnel
* Includes $93.01 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,815.81
Unemployment and Labor $1,064.23
* Includes $79.32 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $30.11 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $788.53
* Includes $346.92 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $316.13 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $612.14
* Includes $378.86 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $36.19 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $471.92
* Includes $157.19 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $111.47 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $385.95
* Includes $62.72 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $35.05 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $255.62
* Includes $49.63 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.45 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $212.33
* Includes $43.02 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.34 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $198.64
* Includes $39.50 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $34.43 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $154.06
* Includes $25.64 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $5.63 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $146.41
* Includes $88.04 for NASA
* Includes $33.83 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $13,291
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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