2018 Washington Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Washington paid $16,187 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $1,775 more than the national average. See where that money went.

Washington
Health $4,794.86
* Includes $2,082.95 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,840.58 for Medicare
* Includes $177.77 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $92.50 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $3,882.13
* Includes $1,948.30 for Military Contractors
* Includes $780.54 for Military Personnel
* Includes $257.82 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $114.18 for Boeing
* Includes $111.97 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $2,553.87
Unemployment and Labor $1,134.48
* Includes $313.87 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $87.86 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $18.33 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $952.53
* Includes $453.31 for Income Support
* Includes $403.55 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $641.39
* Includes $366.61 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $122.19 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $601.42
* Includes $113.94 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $87.01 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $36.64 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $554.36
* Includes $139.18 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $36.79 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $33.60 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $10.99 for Public Housing
Education $362.39
* Includes $245.79 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $114.03 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $210.88
* Includes $42.12 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $25.15 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $9.21 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $205.99
* Includes $137.73 for State Department
* Includes $57.42 for Foreign Aid
Science $168.70
* Includes $102.28 for NASA
* Includes $37.00 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $124.01
* Includes $53.50 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $27.47 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $16,187
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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