2016 Alaska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alaska paid $12,266 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $1,784 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alaska
Health $3,570.42
* Includes $1,515.15 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,398.00 for Medicare
* Includes $59.52 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,872.06
* Includes $609.71 for Military Personnel
* Includes $148.59 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $79.27 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,622.51
Unemployment and Labor $918.55
* Includes $67.64 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.01 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $730.30
* Includes $331.07 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $286.25 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $550.57
* Includes $321.34 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $38.32 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $517.21
* Includes $54.76 for Border Protection
* Includes $28.74 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $22.61 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $393.76
* Includes $20.39 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.71 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $347.18
* Includes $121.41 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $95.11 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.63 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $254.99
* Includes $45.33 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.34 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $195.81
* Includes $32.71 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.76 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $165.54
* Includes $124.07 for Department of State
* Includes $24.74 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $127.09
* Includes $76.68 for NASA
* Includes $28.28 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,266
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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