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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 Federal Buildings Fund
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: Real Property Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$335M
$329M
$354M
181.5%
-1.8%
7.6%
Discretionary Spending Operating Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$320M
$327M
$335M
4.6%
2.2%
2.4%
Discretionary Spending Electronic Record Archives
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$67M
$86M
$86M
15.5%
28.4%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Operating Expenses
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$71M
$73M
$72M
-17.4%
2.8%
-1.4%
Discretionary Spending Government-wide Policy
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$59M
$60M
$85M
11.3%
1.7%
41.7%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$61M
$59M
$63M
27.1%
-3.3%
6.8%
Discretionary Spending Electronic Government (E-GOV) Fund
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$34M
$35M
-100.0%
0.0%
2.9%
Discretionary Spending Repairs and Restoration
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$51M
$28M
$12M
75.9%
-45.1%
-57.1%
Discretionary Spending National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$13M
$10M
12.5%
44.4%
-23.1%
Mandatory Spending Expenses of Transportation Audit Contracts and Contract Administration
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: Supply and Technology Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$11M
$12M
$13M
-8.3%
9.1%
8.3%
Mandatory Spending Disposal of Surplus Real and Related Personal Property
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: Real Property Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$10M
$11M
-72.7%
233.3%
10.0%
Mandatory Spending Acquisition Workforce Training Fund
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$11M
$10M
$10M
10.0%
-9.1%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Transfers of Surplus Real & Related Personal Property Receipts
Agency: General Services Administration
Bureau: General Services Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$4M
$4M
0.0%
100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Inspector General - National Archives and Records Adminsitration
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$4M
$4M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending National Archives Gift Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$2M
$2M
50.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
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