2016 Connecticut Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Connecticut paid $22,785 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $8,734 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Connecticut
Health $6,632.31
* Includes $2,814.50 for Medicaid
* Includes $2,598.74 for Medicare
* Includes $110.56 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $5,335.07
* Includes $1,132.58 for Military Personnel
* Includes $276.02 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $147.24 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $3,013.94
Unemployment and Labor $1,706.27
* Includes $125.64 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $50.17 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,356.59
* Includes $614.99 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $531.73 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $1,022.73
* Includes $596.91 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $71.18 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $960.76
* Includes $101.73 for Border Protection
* Includes $53.39 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $42.01 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $731.44
* Includes $37.87 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $16.17 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $644.92
* Includes $225.53 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $176.68 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $1.16 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $473.67
* Includes $84.20 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $17.34 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $363.73
* Includes $60.76 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $16.27 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $307.50
* Includes $230.46 for Department of State
* Includes $45.95 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $236.08
* Includes $142.43 for NASA
* Includes $52.53 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $22,785
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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