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This is your federal budget. We think it's hard to relate to "billions" and "trillions", so we break it down by how much you pay in taxes.

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By Function | By Organization My Cost Total Change
Total Federal Budget - $3600.6B -11.7%
+ Social Security - $723.5B 4.9%
+ National Defense - $722.1B 3.5%
+ Income Security - $664.6B 8.8%
+ Medicare - $462.1B 5.7%
+ Health - $386.4B 3.4%
+ Net Interest - $187.8B 0.5%
+ Veterans Benefits and Services - $125B 28.9%
+ Transportation - $93.7B -25.1%
+ Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services - $91.9B -45.1%
+ International Affairs - $67.4B 6.3%
+ Allowances - $60.5B 0.0%
+ Administration of Justice - $53.5B -5.6%
+ Natural Resources and Environment - $39.5B -31.1%
+ General Science, Space, and Technology - $31B -11.4%
+ General Government - $29B -4.0%
Central fiscal operations-$12.5B1.1%
General purpose fiscal assistance-$6.7B64.6%
Other general government-$5.1B51.0%
Legislative functions-$4.2B2.8%
General property and records management-$1B-84.5%
Executive direction and management-$592M5.9%
Central personnel management-$203M8.0%
Deductions for offsetting receipts-$-1.4B35.7%
+ Agriculture - $25.4B 5.3%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
+ Energy - $8.8B -79.4%
+ Undistributed Offsetting Receipts - $-79.7B -13.9%
+ Commerce and Housing Credit - $-111.8B -124.8%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$26M
$30M
$30M
44.4%
15.4%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Health Insurance Tax Credit Administration
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$95M
$16M
$19M
533.3%
-83.2%
18.8%
Mandatory Spending Operations Support
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$33M
$10M
$0
-59.8%
-69.7%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Department-wide Systems and Capital Investments Programs
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$27M
$10M
$22M
42.1%
-63.0%
120.0%
Mandatory Spending Enforcement
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$4M
$0
-76.9%
33.3%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Check Forgery Insurance Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$2M
$2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment of Government Losses in Shipment
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Bureau of the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$1M
$1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Taxpayer Services
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$59M
$0
$0
156.5%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Private Collection Agent Program
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$0
$0
-23.1%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Federal Financing Bank
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Federal Financing Bank
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$463M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Administrative Expenses, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$131M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Gifts to the United States for Reduction of the Public Debt
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-3M
$-2M
$-2M
50.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Restructured Installment Agreements, IRS Miscellaneous Retained Fees
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-27M
$-29M
$-29M
-6.9%
7.4%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Underpayment and Fraud Collection
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-5M
$-50M
$-50M
-76.2%
900.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending General User Fees, IRS Miscellaneous Retained Fees
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-73M
$-64M
$-61M
52.1%
-12.3%
-4.7%
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