2016 Maine Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maine paid $8,630 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $5,420 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Maine
Health $2,512.04
* Includes $1,066.02 for Medicaid
* Includes $984.29 for Medicare
* Includes $41.88 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,020.70
* Includes $428.97 for Military Personnel
* Includes $104.55 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $55.77 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,141.55
Unemployment and Labor $646.26
* Includes $47.59 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $19.00 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $513.82
* Includes $232.93 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $201.40 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $387.37
* Includes $226.08 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $26.96 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $363.89
* Includes $38.53 for Border Protection
* Includes $20.22 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $15.91 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $277.04
* Includes $14.34 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $6.13 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $244.27
* Includes $85.42 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $66.92 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.44 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $179.41
* Includes $31.89 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $6.57 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $137.76
* Includes $23.01 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.16 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $116.47
* Includes $87.29 for Department of State
* Includes $17.41 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $89.42
* Includes $53.95 for NASA
* Includes $19.90 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $8,630
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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