2016 Arizona Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Arizona paid $11,264 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,786 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Arizona
Health $3,278.75
* Includes $1,391.38 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,284.71 for Medicare
* Includes $54.66 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,637.45
* Includes $559.90 for Military Personnel
* Includes $136.45 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $72.79 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,489.97
Unemployment and Labor $843.51
* Includes $62.11 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.80 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $670.64
* Includes $304.03 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $262.87 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $505.60
* Includes $295.09 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $35.19 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $474.96
* Includes $50.29 for Border Protection
* Includes $26.39 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.77 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $361.60
* Includes $18.72 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.99 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $318.82
* Includes $111.49 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $87.34 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.58 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $234.16
* Includes $41.62 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.57 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $179.81
* Includes $30.04 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.04 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $152.02
* Includes $113.93 for Department of State
* Includes $22.72 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $116.71
* Includes $70.41 for NASA
* Includes $25.97 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,264
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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