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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.

Year
Spending Type
Sort Type

Income
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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 Justice
Bureau: Department of Justice
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$56M
$0
$0
-92.3%
-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 All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corporation for National and Community Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
-50.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Broadcasting Board of Governors
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
-200.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Miscellaneous Unconverted Offsetting Receipts
Agency: Allowances
Bureau: Allowances
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Vietnam Education Foundation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
-50.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Receivables from Cancelled Accounts
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Environmental Protection Agency
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Maritime Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Science Foundation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-2M
$-2M
100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Office of Personnel Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-8M
$-2M
$-2M
166.7%
-75.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Architect of the Capitol
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-3M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
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