2018 Wisconsin Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Wisconsin paid $11,413 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $2,997 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Wisconsin
Health $3,380.72
* Includes $1,468.63 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,297.74 for Medicare
* Includes $125.34 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $65.22 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $2,737.18
* Includes $1,373.69 for Military Contractors
* Includes $550.33 for Military Personnel
* Includes $181.78 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $80.51 for Boeing
* Includes $78.95 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,800.66
Unemployment and Labor $799.89
* Includes $221.30 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $61.95 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $12.93 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $671.60
* Includes $319.61 for Income Support
* Includes $284.53 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $452.22
* Includes $258.48 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $86.15 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $424.04
* Includes $80.33 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $61.35 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $25.83 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $390.86
* Includes $98.13 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $25.94 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $23.69 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $7.75 for Public Housing
Education $255.51
* Includes $173.30 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $80.40 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $148.69
* Includes $29.70 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $17.73 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $6.49 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $145.24
* Includes $97.11 for State Department
* Includes $40.49 for Foreign Aid
Science $118.95
* Includes $72.11 for NASA
* Includes $26.79 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $87.43
* Includes $37.72 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $19.37 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $11,413
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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