2018 Alabama Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Alabama paid $10,742 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $3,668 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Alabama
Health $3,181.96
* Includes $1,382.29 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,221.44 for Medicare
* Includes $117.97 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $61.39 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,576.25
* Includes $1,292.93 for Military Contractors
* Includes $517.98 for Military Personnel
* Includes $171.09 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $75.77 for Boeing
* Includes $74.30 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,694.79
Unemployment and Labor $752.86
* Includes $208.29 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $58.31 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $12.17 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $632.11
* Includes $300.82 for Income Support
* Includes $267.80 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $425.64
* Includes $243.29 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $81.09 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $399.11
* Includes $75.61 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $57.74 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $24.31 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $367.88
* Includes $92.36 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $24.42 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $22.30 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $7.30 for Public Housing
Education $240.49
* Includes $163.11 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $75.68 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $139.95
* Includes $27.95 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $16.69 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.11 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $136.70
* Includes $91.40 for State Department
* Includes $38.11 for Foreign Aid
Science $111.96
* Includes $67.87 for NASA
* Includes $25.22 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $82.29
* Includes $35.51 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $18.23 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $10,742
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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