2018 West Virginia Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in West Virginia paid $8,333 in federal income taxes in 2018. That's $6,077 less than the national average. See where that money went.

West Virginia
Health $2,468.37
* Includes $1,072.30 for Medicaid
* Includes $947.52 for Medicare
* Includes $91.51 for National Institutes of Health
* Includes $47.62 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Pentagon & Military $1,998.50
* Includes $1,002.98 for Military Contractors
* Includes $401.82 for Military Personnel
* Includes $132.72 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $58.78 for Boeing
* Includes $57.64 for Nuclear Weapons & Related
Interest on Debt $1,314.72
Unemployment and Labor $584.03
* Includes $161.58 for Earned Income Tax Credit*
* Includes $45.23 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $9.44 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Veterans $490.36
* Includes $233.36 for Income Support
* Includes $207.75 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $330.18
* Includes $188.73 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $62.90 for School Lunch & other food programs
Government $309.61
* Includes $58.65 for Immigration & Border Control
* Includes $44.79 for Internal Revenue Service
* Includes $18.86 for Federal Prisons
Housing and Community $285.38
* Includes $71.65 for Disaster Relief
* Includes $18.94 for Flood Insurance
* Includes $17.30 for Homeless Assistance Grants
* Includes $5.66 for Public Housing
Education $186.56
* Includes $126.53 for College Financial Aid
* Includes $58.70 for K-12 Education
Energy and Environment $108.56
* Includes $21.69 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $12.95 for Managing Wildfires
* Includes $4.74 for Renewable energy & energy efficiency
International Affairs $106.04
* Includes $70.90 for State Department
* Includes $29.56 for Foreign Aid
Science $86.85
* Includes $52.65 for NASA
* Includes $19.56 for National Science Foundation
Transportation $63.84
* Includes $27.54 for U.S. Coast Guard
* Includes $14.14 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

TOTAL $8,333
US AVERAGE $14,411

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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