2018 Alaska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alaska paid $12,748 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $1,663 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alaska
Health $3,776.17
* Includes $1,640.42 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,449.54 for Medicare
* Includes $139.00 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $72.85 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,057.35
* Includes $1,534.38 for Military Contractors
* Includes $614.71 for Military Personnel
* Includes $203.04 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $89.92 for Boeing
* Includes $88.18 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,011.29
Unemployment and Labor $893.45
* Includes $247.19 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $69.19 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $14.44 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $750.16
* Includes $356.00 for Income Support
* Includes $317.81 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $505.12
* Includes $288.72 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $96.23 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $473.65
* Includes $89.73 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $68.52 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $28.85 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $436.58
* Includes $109.61 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $28.98 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $26.46 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $8.66 for Public Housing
Education $285.40
* Includes $193.57 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $89.81 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $166.08
* Includes $33.17 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $19.81 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $7.25 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $162.23
* Includes $108.47 for State Department
* Includes $45.22 for Foreign Aid
Science $132.86
* Includes $80.55 for NASA
* Includes $29.92 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $97.66
* Includes $42.14 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $21.63 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $12,748
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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