2016 Maryland Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maryland paid $14,239 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $188 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Maryland
Health $4,144.72
* Includes $1,758.86 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,624.03 for Medicare
* Includes $69.09 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $3,334.04
* Includes $707.78 for Military Personnel
* Includes $172.49 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $92.02 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,883.50
Unemployment and Labor $1,066.29
* Includes $78.52 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $31.35 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $847.77
* Includes $384.32 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $332.29 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $639.13
* Includes $373.02 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $44.48 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $600.40
* Includes $63.57 for Border Protection
* Includes $33.36 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $26.25 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $457.10
* Includes $23.67 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.11 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $403.03
* Includes $140.94 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $110.41 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.73 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $296.01
* Includes $52.62 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $10.84 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $227.30
* Includes $37.97 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $10.17 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $192.17
* Includes $144.02 for Department of State
* Includes $28.72 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $147.53
* Includes $89.01 for NASA
* Includes $32.83 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $14,239
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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