2018 Connecticut Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Connecticut paid $21,873 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $7,462 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Connecticut
Health $6,479.14
* Includes $2,814.63 for Medicaid
* Includes $2,487.12 for Medicare
* Includes $240.21 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $124.99 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $5,245.80
* Includes $2,632.68 for Military Contractors
* Includes $1,054.71 for Military Personnel
* Includes $348.38 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $154.29 for Boeing
* Includes $151.30 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $3,450.96
Unemployment and Labor $1,532.99
* Includes $424.12 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $118.72 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $24.77 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $1,287.12
* Includes $612.54 for Income Support
* Includes $545.30 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $866.69
* Includes $495.39 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $165.11 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $812.68
* Includes $153.96 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $117.57 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $49.51 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $749.09
* Includes $188.06 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $49.72 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $45.41 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $14.86 for Public Housing
Education $489.69
* Includes $332.13 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $154.09 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $284.96
* Includes $56.92 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $33.99 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $12.45 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $278.35
* Includes $186.11 for State Department
* Includes $77.59 for Foreign Aid
Science $227.97
* Includes $138.20 for NASA
* Includes $51.34 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $167.57
* Includes $72.30 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $37.12 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $21,873
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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