2016 Missouri Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Missouri paid $10,874 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $3,176 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Missouri
Health $3,165.23
* Includes $1,343.20 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,240.23 for Medicare
* Includes $52.77 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,546.13
* Includes $540.52 for Military Personnel
* Includes $131.73 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $70.27 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,438.38
Unemployment and Labor $814.30
* Includes $59.96 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.94 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $647.42
* Includes $293.50 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $253.77 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $488.09
* Includes $284.87 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $33.97 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $458.52
* Includes $48.55 for Border Protection
* Includes $25.48 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.05 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $349.08
* Includes $18.07 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.72 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $307.78
* Includes $107.63 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $84.32 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.56 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $226.06
* Includes $40.18 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.28 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $173.59
* Includes $28.00 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.77 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $146.75
* Includes $109.99 for Department of State
* Includes $21.93 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $112.67
* Includes $67.97 for NASA
* Includes $25.07 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,874
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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