2018 New York Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in New York paid $19,546 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $5,135 more than the national average. See where that money went.

New York
Health $5,789.85
* Includes $2,515.19 for Medicaid
* Includes $2,222.52 for Medicare
* Includes $214.66 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $111.70 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $4,687.71
* Includes $2,352.60 for Military Contractors
* Includes $942.51 for Military Personnel
* Includes $311.32 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $137.88 for Boeing
* Includes $135.20 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $3,083.82
Unemployment and Labor $1,369.90
* Includes $379.00 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $106.09 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $22.14 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $1,150.19
* Includes $547.37 for Income Support
* Includes $487.29 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $774.48
* Includes $442.68 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $147.54 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $726.22
* Includes $137.58 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $105.07 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $44.24 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $669.40
* Includes $168.06 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $44.43 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $40.58 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $13.28 for Public Housing
Education $437.60
* Includes $296.80 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $137.70 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $254.64
* Includes $50.87 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $30.37 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $11.12 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $248.74
* Includes $166.31 for State Department
* Includes $69.34 for Foreign Aid
Science $203.71
* Includes $123.50 for NASA
* Includes $45.88 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $149.74
* Includes $64.61 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $33.17 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $19,546
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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