2018 North Carolina Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in North Carolina paid $11,802 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $2,608 less than the national average. See where that money went.

North Carolina
Health $3,495.95
* Includes $1,518.69 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,341.97 for Medicare
* Includes $129.61 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $67.44 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,830.47
* Includes $1,420.51 for Military Contractors
* Includes $569.09 for Military Personnel
* Includes $187.98 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $83.25 for Boeing
* Includes $81.64 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,862.03
Unemployment and Labor $827.15
* Includes $228.84 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $64.06 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $13.37 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $694.49
* Includes $330.51 for Income Support
* Includes $294.23 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $467.64
* Includes $267.29 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $89.09 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $438.50
* Includes $83.07 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $63.44 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $26.71 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $404.19
* Includes $101.47 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $26.83 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $24.50 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $8.02 for Public Housing
Education $264.22
* Includes $179.21 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $83.14 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $153.76
* Includes $30.71 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $18.34 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.72 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $150.19
* Includes $100.42 for State Department
* Includes $41.87 for Foreign Aid
Science $123.00
* Includes $74.57 for NASA
* Includes $27.70 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $90.41
* Includes $39.01 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $20.03 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $11,802
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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