2018 Montana Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Montana paid $9,944 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $4,467 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Montana
Health $2,945.58
* Includes $1,279.60 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,130.70 for Medicare
* Includes $109.21 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $56.83 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,384.87
* Includes $1,196.88 for Military Contractors
* Includes $479.50 for Military Personnel
* Includes $158.38 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $70.15 for Boeing
* Includes $68.78 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,568.89
Unemployment and Labor $696.93
* Includes $192.82 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $53.97 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $11.26 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $585.16
* Includes $278.48 for Income Support
* Includes $247.91 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $394.02
* Includes $225.21 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $75.06 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $369.46
* Includes $69.99 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $53.45 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $22.51 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $340.56
* Includes $85.50 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $22.60 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $20.64 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $6.75 for Public Housing
Education $222.63
* Includes $150.99 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $70.05 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $129.55
* Includes $25.88 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $15.45 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $5.66 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $126.54
* Includes $84.61 for State Department
* Includes $35.28 for Foreign Aid
Science $103.64
* Includes $62.83 for NASA
* Includes $23.34 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $76.18
* Includes $32.87 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $16.87 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $9,944
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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