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 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 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%
Interest Spending Payment to the Resolution Funding Corporation
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.1B
$2.2B
$2.6B
52.2%
3.2%
20.0%
Mandatory Spending Financial Agent Services
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$556M
$596M
$600M
3.7%
7.2%
0.7%
Mandatory Spending Federal Reserve Bank Reimbursement Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$305M
$321M
$321M
0.3%
5.2%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$240M
$244M
$235M
-14.6%
1.7%
-3.7%
Mandatory Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$67M
$63M
$93M
-30.9%
-6.0%
47.6%
Interest Spending Interest on Uninvested Funds
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$8M
$8M
0.0%
-11.1%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Payment to Terrestrial Wildlife Habitat Restoration Trust Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$5M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Interest Spending Federal Interest Liabilities to States
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$2M
$2M
100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Check Forgery Insurance Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$2M
$2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$217M
$0
$0
-45.2%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Biomass Energy Development
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-5M
$0
$-6M
-37.5%
-100.0%
0.0%