2016 Nevada Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Nevada paid $12,700 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $1,350 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Nevada
Health $3,696.75
* Includes $1,568.76 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,448.50 for Medicare
* Includes $61.63 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,973.68
* Includes $631.28 for Military Personnel
* Includes $153.85 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $82.07 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,679.92
Unemployment and Labor $951.05
* Includes $70.03 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $27.96 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $756.14
* Includes $342.78 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $296.38 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $570.05
* Includes $332.71 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $39.67 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $535.51
* Includes $56.70 for Border Protection
* Includes $29.76 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $23.41 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $407.70
* Includes $21.11 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $9.01 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $359.47
* Includes $125.70 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $98.48 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.65 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $264.02
* Includes $46.93 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.67 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $202.74
* Includes $33.87 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $9.07 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $171.40
* Includes $128.46 for Department of State
* Includes $25.61 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $131.59
* Includes $79.39 for NASA
* Includes $29.28 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $12,700
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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