2018 Maryland Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maryland paid $15,060 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $649 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Maryland
Health $4,461.02
* Includes $1,937.93 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,712.43 for Medicare
* Includes $165.39 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $86.06 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,611.84
* Includes $1,812.65 for Military Contractors
* Includes $726.19 for Military Personnel
* Includes $239.87 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $106.23 for Boeing
* Includes $104.17 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,376.06
Unemployment and Labor $1,055.49
* Includes $292.02 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $81.74 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $17.06 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $886.21
* Includes $421.75 for Income Support
* Includes $375.45 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $596.73
* Includes $341.08 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $113.68 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $559.55
* Includes $106.01 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $80.95 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $34.09 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $515.76
* Includes $129.49 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $34.23 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $31.26 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $10.23 for Public Housing
Education $337.16
* Includes $228.68 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $106.10 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $196.20
* Includes $39.19 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $23.40 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $8.57 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $191.65
* Includes $128.14 for State Department
* Includes $53.42 for Foreign Aid
Science $156.96
* Includes $95.15 for NASA
* Includes $35.35 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $115.37
* Includes $49.78 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $25.56 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $15,060
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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