2018 Maine Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Maine paid $9,574 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $4,836 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Maine
Health $2,835.98
* Includes $1,231.99 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,088.63 for Medicare
* Includes $105.14 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $54.71 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,296.13
* Includes $1,152.35 for Military Contractors
* Includes $461.66 for Military Personnel
* Includes $152.49 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $67.54 for Boeing
* Includes $66.23 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,510.51
Unemployment and Labor $671.00
* Includes $185.64 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $51.97 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $10.84 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $563.38
* Includes $268.11 for Income Support
* Includes $238.68 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $379.36
* Includes $216.83 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $72.27 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $355.72
* Includes $67.39 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $51.46 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $21.67 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $327.88
* Includes $82.32 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $21.76 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $19.87 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $6.50 for Public Housing
Education $214.34
* Includes $145.38 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $67.45 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $124.73
* Includes $24.91 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $14.88 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $5.45 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $121.84
* Includes $81.46 for State Department
* Includes $33.96 for Foreign Aid
Science $99.78
* Includes $60.49 for NASA
* Includes $22.47 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $73.34
* Includes $31.65 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $16.25 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $9,574
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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