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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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Spending Type
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Frequency
Filing Status


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 Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Department of Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-54M
$0
$0
-10.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-7M
$0
$0
-187.5%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-6M
$0
$0
100.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-17M
$0
$0
88.9%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Department of Justice
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$56M
$0
$0
-92.3%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$150M
$0
$0
316.7%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Budget Clearing Account (suspense)
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$279M
$0
$0
-230.4%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Department of Transportation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$24M
$0
$0
-209.1%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Department of Transportation
Bureau: Department of Transportation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-52M
$0
$0
160.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Department of Homeland Security
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7M
$0
$0
-216.7%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$0
$0
-300.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$0
$0
-185.7%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-35M
$0
$0
-38.6%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Executive Office of the President
Bureau: Executive Office of the President
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$0
$0
-60.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
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