2018 Texas Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Texas paid $14,456 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $44 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Texas
Health $4,282.11
* Includes $1,860.21 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,643.75 for Medicare
* Includes $158.76 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $82.61 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,466.98
* Includes $1,739.95 for Military Contractors
* Includes $697.07 for Military Personnel
* Includes $230.25 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $101.97 for Boeing
* Includes $99.99 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,280.76
Unemployment and Labor $1,013.16
* Includes $280.30 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $78.47 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $16.37 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $850.67
* Includes $404.83 for Income Support
* Includes $360.40 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $572.80
* Includes $327.40 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $109.12 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $537.11
* Includes $101.75 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $77.71 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $32.72 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $495.08
* Includes $124.29 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $32.86 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $30.01 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $9.82 for Public Housing
Education $323.64
* Includes $219.51 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $101.84 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $188.33
* Includes $37.62 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $22.46 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $8.23 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $183.96
* Includes $123.00 for State Department
* Includes $51.28 for Foreign Aid
Science $150.66
* Includes $91.34 for NASA
* Includes $33.93 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $110.75
* Includes $47.78 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $24.53 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $14,456
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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