Wednesday, August 03, 2011

National Priorities Project: Where did your 2010 Federal Income Taxes Go?

Taxday 2011
National Priorities Project

National Priorities Project offers you several ways to learn about how the federal government spent each 2010 federal income tax dollar. Find out what other revenue sources were used to pay our nation’s bills in 2010.

A Breakout of Your Federal Dollar
A bar chart showing how many cents out of every tax dollar are spent on healthcare, income security & labor, the military, and each of nine other spending categories.

Revenue Sources & Federal Funds
A look at total federal revenue with a comparison of individual and corporate income taxes.

Visualize Your Tax Dollar
Your personal tax calculator (how what you paid was spent), and a visual presentation of the data. Estimate your federal income tax (or your friend's).

Revenues and Borrowing FAQ
A quick guide to Federal Funds, Trust Funds, debt, deficits and more.

Count Your Pennies
A deeper breakdown of our classic bar chart showing how much of every tax dollar goes into selected programs - WIC, Head Start, Section 8 Housing, and more.

Notes and Sources

To Access Charts and Reports

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