2018 Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Virginia paid $14,871 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $459 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Virginia
Health $4,405.04
* Includes $1,913.61 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,690.94 for Medicare
* Includes $163.31 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $84.98 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,566.51
* Includes $1,789.91 for Military Contractors
* Includes $717.08 for Military Personnel
* Includes $236.86 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $104.90 for Boeing
* Includes $102.87 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,346.24
Unemployment and Labor $1,042.25
* Includes $288.35 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $80.72 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $16.84 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $875.09
* Includes $416.45 for Income Support
* Includes $370.74 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $589.24
* Includes $336.80 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $112.25 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $552.53
* Includes $104.68 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $79.94 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $33.66 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $509.29
* Includes $127.86 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $33.80 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $30.87 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $10.10 for Public Housing
Education $332.93
* Includes $225.81 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $104.76 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $193.74
* Includes $38.70 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $23.11 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $8.46 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $189.24
* Includes $126.53 for State Department
* Includes $52.75 for Foreign Aid
Science $154.99
* Includes $93.96 for NASA
* Includes $34.91 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $113.92
* Includes $49.15 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $25.24 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $14,871
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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