2016 Wisconsin Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Wisconsin paid $10,618 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $3,432 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Wisconsin
Health $3,090.71
* Includes $1,311.58 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,211.04 for Medicare
* Includes $51.52 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,486.19
* Includes $527.79 for Military Personnel
* Includes $128.63 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $68.62 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,404.52
Unemployment and Labor $795.13
* Includes $58.55 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $23.38 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $632.18
* Includes $286.59 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $247.79 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $476.60
* Includes $278.16 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $33.17 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $447.72
* Includes $47.41 for Border Protection
* Includes $24.88 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $19.58 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $340.86
* Includes $17.65 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.54 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $300.54
* Includes $105.10 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $82.34 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.54 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $220.73
* Includes $39.24 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $8.08 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $169.50
* Includes $28.32 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.58 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $143.30
* Includes $107.40 for Department of State
* Includes $21.42 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $110.01
* Includes $66.37 for NASA
* Includes $24.48 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $10,618
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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