2015 West Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in West Virginia paid $7,886 in federal income taxes in 2015. That's $5,092 less than the national average. See where that money went.

West Virginia
Health $2,262.02
* Includes $1,032.61 for Medicaid
* Includes $27.26 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,001.30
* Includes $428.69 for Military Personnel
* Includes $55.18 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,077.38
Unemployment and Labor $631.44
* Includes $47.07 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $17.87 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $467.86
* Includes $205.84 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $187.57 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $363.20
* Includes $224.79 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $21.47 for Federal Crop Insurance
Education $280.01
* Includes $93.26 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $66.14 for Elementary and Secondary Education
Government $228.00
* Includes $37.21 for U.S. Customs and Border Protection
* Includes $20.80 for Federal Prison System
Housing and Community $151.67
* Includes $29.45 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $5.61 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $125.98
* Includes $25.52 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $5.54 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $117.86
* Includes $23.44 for Diplomatic and consular programs
* Includes $20.43 for Global Health Programs
Transportation $91.41
* Includes $15.21 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $3.34 for Federal Aviation Administration
Science $86.87
* Includes $52.24 for NASA
* Includes $20.07 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $7,886
US AVERAGE $12,978

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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