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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%
+ 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%
Benefits Programs-$72.7B47.0%
Veterans Health Administration-$48.2B8.2%
Departmental Administration-$7.8B9.0%
Department of Veterans Affairs-$-3.8B-10.0%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-35M
$0
$0
-38.6%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$0
$0
-185.7%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Enhanced-use Lease Proceeds, MCCF
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
100.0%
-50.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending NSLI Fund, Payments from General and Special Funds
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Contributions, Post-Vietnam Era Veterans Education Account
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Payments from Compensation and Pension, MCCF
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Native American Direct Loans, Downward Reestimate of Subsidies
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-2M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending MCCF, Long-term Care Copayments
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-3M
$-4M
$-4M
-25.0%
33.3%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Parking Fees, MCCF
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-4M
$-4M
$-4M
33.3%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Native American Veteran Housing Loans, Negative Subsidies
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-5M
$-1M
0.0%
150.0%
-80.0%
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-8M
$-7M
$-7M
14.3%
-12.5%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending General Post Fund, National Homes, Deposits
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-36M
$-35M
$-35M
-2.7%
-2.8%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Compensated Work Therapy, MCCF
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-56M
$-53M
$-53M
7.7%
-5.4%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending NSLI Fund, Premium and Other Receipts
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-136M
$-122M
$-108M
0.7%
-10.3%
-11.5%
Mandatory Spending Housing Negative Subsidies
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Bureau: Department of Veterans Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-444M
$-152M
$-190M
228.9%
-65.8%
25.0%
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