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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 Claims, Judgments, and Relief Acts
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.3B
$4.3B
$826M
193.3%
86.7%
-80.8%
Mandatory Spending Compact of free association
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$213M
$214M
$225M
2.9%
0.5%
5.1%
Discretionary Spending Federal Trust Programs
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$182M
$186M
$160M
1.1%
2.2%
-14.0%
Discretionary Spending Election Reform Programs
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Election Assistance Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$106M
$75M
$0
-7.8%
-29.2%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Election Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$64M
$67M
$69M
8.5%
4.7%
3.0%
Discretionary Spending Assistance to Territories
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$51M
$57M
$56M
2.0%
11.8%
-1.8%
Mandatory Spending Presidential Election Campaign Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$45M
$44M
$42M
-8.2%
-2.2%
-4.6%
Discretionary Spending Office of Superintendent of Documents: Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Government Printing Office
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$39M
$41M
$44M
11.4%
5.1%
7.3%
Mandatory Spending Assistance to Territories
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$28M
$28M
$28M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Other Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$19M
$5M
-37.5%
280.0%
-73.7%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Election Assistance Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$14M
$14M
$14M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Government Printing Office Revolving Fund
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Government Printing Office
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$13M
$26M
0.0%
160.0%
100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8M
$8M
$8M
-11.1%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Legislative Branch Boards and Commissions
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4M
$4M
$4M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Compact of free association
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$3M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
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