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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%
Interest on Treasury debt securities (gross)-$425.1B11.0%
Other investment and income-$-558M-259.9%
Other interest-$-45.4B203.4%
Interest received by on-budget trust funds-$-73B14.8%
Interest received by off-budget trust funds-$-118.4B0.4%
+ 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%
+ 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
Interest Spending Railroad Social Security Equivalent Benefit Account, Interest Transferred to Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$28M
$26M
$30M
-12.5%
-7.1%
15.4%
Interest Spending Interest, Claims Court Judges' Retirement Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Open World Leadership Center Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest and Profits on Investments in Public Debt Securities, USGLI
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
-50.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
-50.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Gifts and Bequests for Disaster Relie
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest on Investments in Public Debt Securities, AMS
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest, Library of Congress Permanent Loan Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
-50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Tax Court Judges Survivors Annuity, Interest and Profits on Investments
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investment, Court of Veterans Appeals Retirement Fund, LVE
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Host National Support for U.S. Relocation Activities
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Support for U.S. Relocation to Guam Activities
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, International Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue Trust Fund
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Undistributed Offsetting Receipts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
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