2016 Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Virginia paid $14,197 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $146 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Virginia
Health $4,132.50
* Includes $1,753.68 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,619.24 for Medicare
* Includes $68.89 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $3,324.20
* Includes $705.69 for Military Personnel
* Includes $171.99 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $91.75 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,877.94
Unemployment and Labor $1,063.15
* Includes $78.28 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $31.26 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $845.27
* Includes $383.19 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $331.31 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $637.25
* Includes $371.92 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $44.35 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $598.63
* Includes $63.38 for Border Protection
* Includes $33.27 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $26.17 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $455.75
* Includes $23.60 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $10.08 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $401.84
* Includes $140.52 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $110.09 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.73 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $295.14
* Includes $52.46 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $10.81 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $226.63
* Includes $37.86 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $10.14 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $191.60
* Includes $143.60 for Department of State
* Includes $28.63 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $147.10
* Includes $88.75 for NASA
* Includes $32.73 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $14,197
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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