2016 Georgia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Georgia paid $12,471 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $1,579 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Georgia
Health $3,630.09
* Includes $1,540.47 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,422.38 for Medicare
* Includes $60.51 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,920.06
* Includes $619.90 for Military Personnel
* Includes $151.08 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $80.59 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,649.63
Unemployment and Labor $933.90
* Includes $68.77 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.46 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $742.51
* Includes $336.60 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $291.03 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $559.77
* Includes $326.71 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $38.96 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $525.85
* Includes $55.68 for Border Protection
* Includes $29.22 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $22.99 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $400.34
* Includes $20.73 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.85 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $352.98
* Includes $123.44 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $96.70 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.64 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $259.25
* Includes $46.08 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.49 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $199.08
* Includes $33.26 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.91 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $168.31
* Includes $126.14 for Department of State
* Includes $25.15 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $129.21
* Includes $77.96 for NASA
* Includes $28.75 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,471
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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