2016 Vermont Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Vermont paid $9,793 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $4,257 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Vermont
Health $2,850.57
* Includes $1,209.67 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,116.94 for Medicare
* Includes $47.52 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,293.01
* Includes $486.78 for Military Personnel
* Includes $118.63 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $63.29 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,295.39
Unemployment and Labor $733.35
* Includes $53.00 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.56 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $583.06
* Includes $264.32 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $228.54 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $439.57
* Includes $256.55 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $30.59 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $412.93
* Includes $43.72 for Border Protection
* Includes $22.95 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $18.05 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $314.38
* Includes $16.28 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $6.95 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $277.19
* Includes $96.93 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $75.94 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.50 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $203.58
* Includes $36.19 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.45 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $156.33
* Includes $26.12 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $6.99 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $132.16
* Includes $99.05 for Department of State
* Includes $19.75 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $101.47
* Includes $61.22 for NASA
* Includes $22.58 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,793
US AVERAGE $14,051

See and Share the Average Federal Income Tax Receipt for Your State

Numbers may not add up due to rounding
Notes & Sources