2016 South Dakota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Dakota paid $11,842 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $2,208 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Dakota
Health $3,446.00
* Includes $1,462.78 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,350.64 for Medicare
* Includes $57.46 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,772.78
* Includes $588.63 for Military Personnel
* Includes $143.46 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $76.53 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,566.43
Unemployment and Labor $886.79
* Includes $65.30 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $26.07 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $705.06
* Includes $319.63 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $276.36 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $531.54
* Includes $310.23 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $36.99 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $499.33
* Includes $52.87 for Border Protection
* Includes $27.75 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $21.83 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $380.15
* Includes $19.68 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $8.40 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $335.18
* Includes $117.21 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $91.83 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.61 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $246.18
* Includes $43.76 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $9.01 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $189.04
* Includes $31.58 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $8.46 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $159.82
* Includes $119.78 for Department of State
* Includes $23.88 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $122.70
* Includes $74.03 for NASA
* Includes $27.30 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $11,842
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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