2/22: We're very excited to announce a data visualization challenge with Google and Eyebeam!

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%
+ Department of Health and Human Services - $881.4B 3.5%
+ Department of Defense--Military - $696.9B 4.4%
+ Misc Agencies - $645.8B -0.8%
- Department of the Treasury - $400.5B -55.4%
Interest on the Public Debt-$425.1B11.0%
Internal Revenue Service-$131.3B39.4%
Financial Management Service-$25.9B40.1%
Departmental Offices-$19.5B-95.6%
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau-$525M-8.2%
Bureau of the Public Debt-$287M-1.7%
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network-$111M22.0%
Federal Financing Bank-$0-100.0%
Department of the Treasury-$-202.2B360.2%
+ Department of Labor - $206.6B 35.2%
+ Department of Agriculture - $135.5B 6.0%
+ Department of Veterans Affairs - $124.9B 28.8%
+ Department of Transportation - $78.4B -30.2%
+ Department of Education - $62B -53.0%
+ Allowances - $60.5B -1512600.0%
+ Other Defense Civil Programs - $54.5B -5.2%
+ Department of Housing and Urban Development - $49.3B -20.2%
+ Department of Homeland Security - $43.6B -5.3%
+ International Assistance Programs - $35.5B 2.3%
+ Department of State - $29.9B 9.9%
+ Department of Justice - $29.7B -9.0%
+ Department of Energy - $24.6B -64.2%
+ Department of Commerce - $13.9B -46.0%
+ Department of the Interior - $12.8B -13.5%
+ Judicial Branch - $7.2B 5.6%
+ Legislative Branch - $5.2B 3.6%
+ District of Columbia - $1B 13.0%
+ General Services Administration - $554M -91.2%
+ Executive Office of the President - $434M 16.0%
+ Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - $25M -85.6%
+ Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council - $2M -33.3%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Interest Spending Interest on Treasury Debt Securities (gross)
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Interest on the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$189.4B
$221B
$291.4B
-21.8%
16.7%
31.9%
Interest Spending Interest Paid to Trust Fund Receipt Accounts - Shadow Account
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Interest on the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$180.9B
$190.8B
$192.3B
-5.2%
5.5%
0.8%
Mandatory Spending Payment Where Earned Income Credit Exceeds Liability for Tax
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$42.4B
$49.5B
$47.2B
4.5%
16.8%
-4.6%
Mandatory Spending Payment Where Child Credit Exceeds Liability for Tax
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$24.3B
$23.4B
$23.2B
-28.6%
-3.8%
-0.4%
Mandatory Spending Payment Where Making Work Pay Credit Exceeds Liability for Tax
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$663M
$20.5B
$21.4B
0.0%
2988.4%
4.6%
Interest Spending Interest Paid to Credit Financing Accounts
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$12.6B
$18.1B
$13.2B
135.0%
43.5%
-27.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment Where Tax Credit to Aid First-Time Homebuyers Exceeds Liability for Tax
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9.4B
$14.9B
$1.1B
0.0%
58.4%
-92.6%
Interest Spending Interest Paid to Federal Fund Receipt Accounts - Shadow Account
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Interest on the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.1B
$8.7B
$9.4B
-57.8%
110.0%
8.6%
Discretionary Spending Enforcement
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.5B
$4.9B
$5.1B
7.9%
7.8%
5.7%
Interest Spending Interest Paid to Expenditure Accounts - Shadow Account
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Interest on the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8.7B
$4.7B
$6B
2.8%
-46.1%
27.8%
Mandatory Spending Troubled Asset Relief Program Equity Purchase Program
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$152B
$4.6B
$0
0.0%
-97.0%
-100.0%
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%
Discretionary Spending Operations Support
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.9B
$4.1B
$4.1B
0.8%
5.6%
0.6%
Mandatory Spending Grants to States for Low-Income Housing Projects in Lieu of Low-Income Housing Credit Allocations
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.9B
$3.6B
$2.3B
0.0%
23.4%
-37.3%
Mandatory Spending Troubled Asset Relief Program, Home Affordable Modification Program
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$45.5B
$3.3B
$0
0.0%
-92.8%
-100.0%
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