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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
Mandatory Spending Payment to Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Personnel Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$31.4B
$32B
$33.2B
1.6%
2.0%
3.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Personnel Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$93M
$103M
$96M
-8.8%
10.8%
-6.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Merit Systems Protection Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$39M
$40M
$42M
2.6%
2.6%
5.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Labor Relations Authority
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$24M
$25M
$26M
0.0%
4.2%
4.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Special Counsel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$17M
$18M
$18M
0.0%
5.9%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Government Ethics
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13M
$14M
$14M
8.3%
7.7%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Office of Inspector General
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Personnel Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$3M
$2M
0.0%
50.0%
-33.3%
Mandatory Spending General Fund Payment to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Personnel Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-31.4B
$-32B
$-33.2B
1.6%
2.0%
3.4%