2016 Rhode Island Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Rhode Island paid $11,901 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,149 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Rhode Island
Health $3,464.17
* Includes $1,470.06 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,357.37 for Medicare
* Includes $57.75 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,786.60
* Includes $591.57 for Military Personnel
* Includes $144.17 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $76.91 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,574.23
Unemployment and Labor $891.21
* Includes $65.62 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $26.20 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $708.57
* Includes $321.22 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $277.73 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $534.19
* Includes $311.78 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $37.18 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $501.82
* Includes $53.13 for Border Protection
* Includes $27.89 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $21.94 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $382.05
* Includes $19.78 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.45 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $336.85
* Includes $117.80 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $92.28 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.61 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $247.41
* Includes $43.98 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.06 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $189.98
* Includes $31.74 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.50 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $160.61
* Includes $120.37 for Department of State
* Includes $24.00 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $123.31
* Includes $74.39 for NASA
* Includes $27.44 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,901
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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