2018 Illinois Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Illinois paid $15,575 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $1,163 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Illinois
Health $4,613.57
* Includes $2,004.20 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,770.99 for Medicare
* Includes $171.05 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $89.00 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,735.35
* Includes $1,874.64 for Military Contractors
* Includes $751.03 for Military Personnel
* Includes $248.07 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $109.87 for Boeing
* Includes $107.74 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,457.31
Unemployment and Labor $1,091.59
* Includes $302.00 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $84.54 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $17.64 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $916.51
* Includes $436.17 for Income Support
* Includes $388.29 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $617.14
* Includes $352.75 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $117.57 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $578.68
* Includes $109.63 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $83.72 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $35.25 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $533.40
* Includes $133.91 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $35.40 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $32.33 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $10.58 for Public Housing
Education $348.69
* Includes $236.50 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $109.72 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $202.91
* Includes $40.53 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $24.20 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $8.86 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $198.20
* Includes $132.52 for State Department
* Includes $55.25 for Foreign Aid
Science $162.33
* Includes $98.41 for NASA
* Includes $36.56 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $119.32
* Includes $51.48 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $26.43 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $15,575
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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