2018 Michigan Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Michigan paid $12,266 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $2,144 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Michigan
Health $3,633.39
* Includes $1,578.40 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,394.73 for Medicare
* Includes $134.71 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $70.09 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,941.75
* Includes $1,476.36 for Military Contractors
* Includes $591.47 for Military Personnel
* Includes $195.37 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $86.52 for Boeing
* Includes $84.85 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,935.24
Unemployment and Labor $859.67
* Includes $237.84 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $66.58 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $13.89 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $721.79
* Includes $343.50 for Income Support
* Includes $305.80 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $486.02
* Includes $277.80 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $92.59 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $455.74
* Includes $86.34 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $65.93 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $27.76 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $420.08
* Includes $105.46 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $27.88 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $25.46 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $8.33 for Public Housing
Education $274.61
* Includes $186.25 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $86.41 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $159.80
* Includes $31.92 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $19.06 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.98 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $156.09
* Includes $104.37 for State Department
* Includes $43.51 for Foreign Aid
Science $127.84
* Includes $77.50 for NASA
* Includes $28.79 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $93.97
* Includes $40.54 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $20.82 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $12,266
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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