2018 Iowa Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Iowa paid $10,347 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $4,063 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Iowa
Health $3,064.95
* Includes $1,331.46 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,176.53 for Medicare
* Includes $113.63 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $59.13 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,481.52
* Includes $1,245.39 for Military Contractors
* Includes $498.93 for Military Personnel
* Includes $164.80 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $72.99 for Boeing
* Includes $71.57 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,632.47
Unemployment and Labor $725.18
* Includes $200.63 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $56.16 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $11.72 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $608.87
* Includes $289.76 for Income Support
* Includes $257.96 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $409.99
* Includes $234.34 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $78.10 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $384.44
* Includes $72.83 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $55.62 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $23.42 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $354.36
* Includes $88.96 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $23.52 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $21.48 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $7.03 for Public Housing
Education $231.65
* Includes $157.11 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $72.89 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $134.80
* Includes $26.93 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $16.08 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $5.89 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $131.67
* Includes $88.04 for State Department
* Includes $36.70 for Foreign Aid
Science $107.84
* Includes $65.38 for NASA
* Includes $24.29 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $79.27
* Includes $34.20 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $17.56 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $10,347
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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