2016 New York Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New York paid $19,782 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $5,731 more than the national average. See where that money went.

New York
Health $5,758.19
* Includes $2,443.56 for Medicaid
* Includes $2,256.23 for Medicare
* Includes $95.99 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $4,631.92
* Includes $983.31 for Military Personnel
* Includes $239.64 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $127.84 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $2,616.71
Unemployment and Labor $1,481.38
* Includes $109.08 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $43.56 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $1,177.79
* Includes $533.93 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $461.65 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $887.94
* Includes $518.24 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $61.80 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $834.13
* Includes $88.32 for Border Protection
* Includes $46.35 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $36.47 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $635.04
* Includes $32.88 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $14.04 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $559.92
* Includes $195.80 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $153.40 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $1.01 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $411.24
* Includes $73.10 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $15.06 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $315.79
* Includes $52.75 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $14.13 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $266.97
* Includes $200.09 for Department of State
* Includes $39.90 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $204.96
* Includes $123.66 for NASA
* Includes $45.61 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $19,782
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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