Do You Know Where Your Taxes Are Going?

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On April 15, 2013, millions of Americans will file their income taxes for 2012. Find out where your federal income taxes went during Fiscal Year 2012. Note: This quiz looks only at federal income taxes, not payroll taxes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards food and agriculture?
    • A. 

      4.9 cents

    • B. 

      4.4 cents

    • C. 

      3.8 cents

    • D. 

      5.2 cents

  • 2. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards transportation?
    • A. 

      1.4 cents

    • B. 

      2.3 cents

    • C. 

      1.1 cents

    • D. 

      2.8 cents

  • 3. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards health care?
    • A. 

      22.3 cents

    • B. 

      26.8 cents

    • C. 

      20.0 cents

    • D. 

      15.7 cents

  • 4. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards science?
    • A. 

      2.5 cents

    • B. 

      1.0 cents

    • C. 

      3.2 cents

    • D. 

      8.4 cents

  • 5. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards government?
    • A. 

      15.8 cents

    • B. 

      4.6 cents

    • C. 

      7.9 cents

    • D. 

      5.4 cents

  • 6. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards military?
    • A. 

      5.8 cents

    • B. 

      26.5 cents

    • C. 

      13.2 cents

    • D. 

      9.7 cents

  • 7. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards international affairs?
    • A. 

      30.2 cents

    • B. 

      1.4 cents

    • C. 

      8.9 cents

    • D. 

      19.3 cents

  • 8. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards education?
    • A. 

      22.6 cents

    • B. 

      14.3 cents

    • C. 

      3.5 cents

    • D. 

      5.9 cents

  • 9. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards interest on federal debt?
    • A. 

      13.6 cents

    • B. 

      23.8 cents

    • C. 

      6.8 cents

    • D. 

      33.1 cents

  • 10. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards energy and environment?
    • A. 

      18.2 cents

    • B. 

      9.4 cents

    • C. 

      2.8 cents

    • D. 

      2.1 cents

  • 11. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards unemployment and labor?
    • A. 

      4.3 cents

    • B. 

      8.5 cents

    • C. 

      12.2 cents

    • D. 

      28.4 cents

  • 12. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards veterans benefits?
    • A. 

      4.3 cents

    • B. 

      9.2 cents

    • C. 

      19.3 cents

    • D. 

      22.6 cents

  • 13. 
    How many cents of each income tax dollar went towards housing and community?
    • A. 

      3.1 cents

    • B. 

      4.2 cents

    • C. 

      8.6 cents

    • D. 

      12.3 cents

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