2018 Nebraska Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Nebraska paid $10,939 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $3,472 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Nebraska
Health $3,240.31
* Includes $1,407.64 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,243.84 for Medicare
* Includes $120.13 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $62.51 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,623.50
* Includes $1,316.64 for Military Contractors
* Includes $527.48 for Military Personnel
* Includes $174.23 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $77.16 for Boeing
* Includes $75.67 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,725.87
Unemployment and Labor $766.67
* Includes $212.11 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $59.38 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $12.39 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $643.71
* Includes $306.34 for Income Support
* Includes $272.71 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $433.44
* Includes $247.75 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $82.57 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $406.43
* Includes $76.00 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $58.80 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $24.76 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $374.63
* Includes $94.05 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $24.86 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $22.71 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $7.43 for Public Housing
Education $244.90
* Includes $166.10 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $77.06 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $142.51
* Includes $28.47 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $16.00 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.23 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $139.21
* Includes $93.08 for State Department
* Includes $38.80 for Foreign Aid
Science $114.01
* Includes $69.12 for NASA
* Includes $25.68 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $83.80
* Includes $36.16 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $18.56 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $10,939
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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