CNN Money has published an informative new article outlining how your money is spent by the federal government.
Broadly speaking, for every dollar you pay in federal income taxes, about half goes to military spending (27%) and spending on federal health programs (22.7%). The latter covers everything from Medicare and Medicaid to the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The next biggest chunk of your income taxes (13.8%) goes to paying interest on U.S. debt.
After that, 9.8% is used to support unemployment and jobs-related programs, such as career training and temporary assistance for needy families.
For the full article please visit: http://money.cnn.com/2014/04/11/pf/taxes/how-federal-income-taxes-are-spent/index.html
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