2016 Nebraska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Nebraska paid $11,213 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,837 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Nebraska
Health $3,263.91
* Includes $1,385.08 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,278.90 for Medicare
* Includes $54.41 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,625.51
* Includes $557.37 for Military Personnel
* Includes $135.84 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $72.46 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,483.23
Unemployment and Labor $839.69
* Includes $61.83 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.69 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $667.61
* Includes $302.65 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $261.68 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $503.31
* Includes $293.75 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $35.03 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $472.81
* Includes $50.06 for Border Protection
* Includes $26.27 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.67 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $359.96
* Includes $18.64 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.96 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $317.38
* Includes $110.99 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $86.95 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.57 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $233.10
* Includes $41.44 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.54 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $178.00
* Includes $29.90 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.01 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $151.33
* Includes $113.42 for Department of State
* Includes $22.62 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $116.18
* Includes $70.09 for NASA
* Includes $25.85 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,213
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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