2018 Arkansas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Arkansas paid $10,833 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $3,578 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Arkansas
Health $3,208.91
* Includes $1,393.00 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,231.79 for Medicare
* Includes $118.97 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $61.91 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,598.08
* Includes $1,303.88 for Military Contractors
* Includes $522.37 for Military Personnel
* Includes $172.54 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $76.42 for Boeing
* Includes $74.93 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,709.15
Unemployment and Labor $759.24
* Includes $210.05 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $58.80 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $12.27 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $637.47
* Includes $303.37 for Income Support
* Includes $270.07 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $429.24
* Includes $245.35 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $81.77 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $402.50
* Includes $76.25 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $58.23 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $24.52 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $371.00
* Includes $93.14 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $24.62 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $22.49 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $7.36 for Public Housing
Education $242.53
* Includes $164.49 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $76.32 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $141.13
* Includes $28.19 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $16.83 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.16 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $137.86
* Includes $92.17 for State Department
* Includes $38.43 for Foreign Aid
Science $112.90
* Includes $68.45 for NASA
* Includes $25.43 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $82.99
* Includes $35.81 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $18.38 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $10,833
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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