2018 New Mexico Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New Mexico paid $9,614 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $4,797 less than the national average. See where that money went.

New Mexico
Health $2,847.83
* Includes $1,237.14 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,093.18 for Medicare
* Includes $105.58 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $54.94 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,305.72
* Includes $1,157.16 for Military Contractors
* Includes $463.59 for Military Personnel
* Includes $153.13 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $67.82 for Boeing
* Includes $66.50 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,516.83
Unemployment and Labor $673.80
* Includes $186.42 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $52.18 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $10.89 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $565.74
* Includes $269.23 for Income Support
* Includes $239.68 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $380.94
* Includes $217.74 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $72.57 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $357.20
* Includes $67.67 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $51.68 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $21.76 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $329.25
* Includes $82.66 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $21.85 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $19.96 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $6.53 for Public Housing
Education $215.24
* Includes $145.98 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $67.73 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $125.25
* Includes $25.02 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $14.94 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $5.47 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $122.34
* Includes $81.80 for State Department
* Includes $34.10 for Foreign Aid
Science $100.20
* Includes $60.74 for NASA
* Includes $22.57 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $73.65
* Includes $31.78 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $16.31 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $9,614
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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