Where Your Tax Money is Going in 2016
It’s tax season and regardless of your personal opinions on taxes, it’s a necessity of every American citizen to pay their share into the Government’s budget. But before you fork over your earnings to Uncle Sam, have you ever stopped to wonder where all of your money goes?
Well, we’ve done some digging around and figured out exactly where your dollars are being spent – down to the very last penny. Some of our findings may come as a surprise, while others may not. Health Care, Social Security, and National Defense come in at the top three spots respectively – accounting for just over 65% of the overall budget – but what about investments into our nation’s infrastructure or our international affairs?