2016 Utah Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Utah paid $10,953 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $3,097 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Utah
Health $3,188.23
* Includes $1,352.96 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,249.24 for Medicare
* Includes $53.15 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,564.63
* Includes $544.44 for Military Personnel
* Includes $132.69 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $70.78 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,448.83
Unemployment and Labor $820.22
* Includes $60.40 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.12 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $652.13
* Includes $295.63 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $255.61 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $491.64
* Includes $286.94 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $34.22 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $461.85
* Includes $48.90 for Border Protection
* Includes $25.66 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $20.19 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $351.61
* Includes $18.20 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.77 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $310.02
* Includes $108.41 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $84.93 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.56 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $227.70
* Includes $40.48 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.34 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $174.85
* Includes $29.21 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.82 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $147.82
* Includes $110.79 for Department of State
* Includes $22.09 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $113.49
* Includes $68.47 for NASA
* Includes $25.25 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,953
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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