2018 South Dakota Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in South Dakota paid $12,004 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $2,406 less than the national average. See where that money went.

South Dakota
Health $3,555.78
* Includes $1,544.68 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,364.94 for Medicare
* Includes $131.83 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $68.60 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,878.92
* Includes $1,444.83 for Military Contractors
* Includes $578.83 for Military Personnel
* Includes $191.19 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $84.68 for Boeing
* Includes $83.03 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,893.90
Unemployment and Labor $841.31
* Includes $232.76 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $65.16 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $13.59 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $706.38
* Includes $336.16 for Income Support
* Includes $299.27 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $475.64
* Includes $271.87 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $90.61 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $446.00
* Includes $84.49 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $64.53 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $27.17 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $411.10
* Includes $103.21 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $27.29 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $24.92 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $8.15 for Public Housing
Education $268.75
* Includes $182.27 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $84.57 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $156.39
* Includes $31.24 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $18.65 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.83 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $152.76
* Includes $102.14 for State Department
* Includes $42.58 for Foreign Aid
Science $125.11
* Includes $75.85 for NASA
* Includes $28.18 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $91.96
* Includes $39.68 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $20.37 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $12,004
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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