2016 Michigan Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Michigan paid $11,252 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,798 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Michigan
Health $3,275.26
* Includes $1,389.90 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,283.35 for Medicare
* Includes $54.60 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,634.64
* Includes $559.31 for Military Personnel
* Includes $136.31 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $72.71 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,488.39
Unemployment and Labor $842.61
* Includes $62.04 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.78 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $669.93
* Includes $303.70 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $262.59 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $505.06
* Includes $294.77 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $35.15 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $474.45
* Includes $50.24 for Border Protection
* Includes $26.37 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.74 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $361.21
* Includes $18.70 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.99 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $318.48
* Includes $111.37 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $87.25 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.58 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $233.91
* Includes $41.58 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.57 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $179.62
* Includes $30.01 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.04 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $151.85
* Includes $113.81 for Department of State
* Includes $22.69 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $116.58
* Includes $70.34 for NASA
* Includes $25.94 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,252
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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