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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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Frequency
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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%
+ 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%
Military Retirement-$51B1.4%
Retiree Health Care-$3.3B-53.7%
Armed Forces Retirement Home-$123M141.2%
American Battle Monuments Commission-$83M10.7%
Cemeterial Expenses-$41M10.8%
Selective Service System-$24M9.1%
Forest and Wildlife Conservation, Military Reservations-$-1M0.0%
Educational Benefits-$-85M-58.7%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending Payment to Military Retirement Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Military Retirement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$51.1B
$58.6B
$61.3B
10.7%
14.7%
4.6%
Mandatory Spending Military Retirement Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Military Retirement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$50.3B
$51B
$51.9B
10.2%
1.4%
1.8%
Mandatory Spending Payment to Department of Defense Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Retiree Health Care
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10.7B
$10B
$10.4B
-17.6%
-6.1%
3.7%
Mandatory Spending Department of Defense Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Retiree Health Care
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8.3B
$8.6B
$9.4B
6.5%
4.1%
8.4%
Mandatory Spending Education Benefits Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Educational Benefits
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$431M
$418M
$456M
8.8%
-3.0%
9.1%
Discretionary Spending Armed Forces Retirement Home
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Armed Forces Retirement Home
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$63M
$134M
$71M
10.5%
112.7%
-47.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: American Battle Monuments Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$66M
$83M
$84M
24.5%
25.8%
1.2%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Cemeterial Expenses
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$37M
$41M
$38M
19.4%
10.8%
-7.3%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Selective Service System
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$22M
$24M
$25M
0.0%
9.1%
4.2%
Mandatory Spending Wildlife Conservation
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Forest and Wildlife Conservation, Military Reservations
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$2M
$3M
0.0%
-33.3%
50.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributions
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: American Battle Monuments Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$1M
$1M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Foreign Currency Fluctuations Account
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: American Battle Monuments Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$0
$0
233.3%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Land Sales, Armed Forces Retirement Home
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Armed Forces Retirement Home
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributions, American Battle Monuments Commission
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: American Battle Monuments Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Sales of Hunting and Fishing Permits, Military Reservations
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Forest and Wildlife Conservation, Military Reservations
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-3M
$-3M
$-3M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
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