Federal Tax Revenue by Source, 1934 - 2018

November 21, 2013

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Table 1. Federal Government Receipts by Source, Millions of Dollars 1934 - 2018

Federal Government Receipts in Millions of Dollars and as a Percent of Total from 1934 to 2018 (Estimated)

Fiscal Year Individual Income Taxes Corporate Income Taxes Social Insurance and Retirement Receipts Excise Taxes Other Total
1934  $         420.00  $      364.00  $           30.00  $    1,354.00  $      788.00  $       2,955.00
1935  $         527.00  $      529.00  $           31.00  $    1,439.00  $    1,084.00  $       3,609.00
1936  $         674.00  $      719.00  $           52.00  $    1,631.00  $      847.00  $       3,923.00
1937  $       1,092.00  $    1,038.00  $         580.00  $    1,876.00  $      801.00  $       5,387.00
1938  $       1,286.00  $    1,287.00  $       1,541.00  $    1,863.00  $      773.00  $       6,751.00
1939  $       1,029.00  $    1,127.00  $       1,593.00  $    1,871.00  $      675.00  $       6,295.00
1940  $         892.00  $    1,197.00  $       1,785.00  $    1,977.00  $      698.00  $       6,548.00
1941  $       1,314.00  $    2,124.00  $       1,940.00  $    2,552.00  $      781.00  $       8,712.00
1942  $       3,263.00  $    4,719.00  $       2,452.00  $    3,399.00  $      801.00  $     14,634.00
1943  $       6,505.00  $    9,557.00  $       3,044.00  $    4,096.00  $      800.00  $     24,001.00
1944  $     19,705.00  $  14,838.00  $       3,473.00  $    4,759.00  $      972.00  $     43,747.00
1945  $     18,372.00  $  15,988.00  $       3,451.00  $    6,265.00  $    1,083.00  $     45,159.00
1946  $     16,098.00  $  11,883.00  $       3,115.00  $    6,998.00  $    1,202.00  $     39,296.00
1947  $     17,935.00  $    8,615.00  $       3,422.00  $    7,211.00  $    1,331.00  $     38,514.00
1948  $     19,315.00  $    9,678.00  $       3,751.00  $    7,356.00  $    1,461.00  $     41,560.00
1949  $     15,552.00  $  11,192.00  $       3,781.00  $    7,502.00  $    1,388.00  $     39,415.00
1950  $     15,755.00  $  10,449.00  $       4,338.00  $    7,550.00  $    1,351.00  $     39,443.00
1951  $     21,616.00  $  14,101.00  $       5,674.00  $    8,648.00  $    1,578.00  $     51,616.00
1952  $     27,934.00  $  21,226.00  $       6,445.00  $    8,852.00  $    1,710.00  $     66,167.00
1953  $     29,816.00  $  21,238.00  $       6,820.00  $    9,877.00  $    1,857.00  $     69,608.00
1954  $     29,542.00  $  21,101.00  $       7,208.00  $    9,945.00  $    1,905.00  $     69,701.00
1955  $     28,747.00  $  17,861.00  $       7,862.00  $    9,131.00  $    1,850.00  $     65,451.00
1956  $     32,188.00  $  20,880.00  $       9,320.00  $    9,929.00  $    2,270.00  $     74,587.00
1957  $     35,620.00  $  21,167.00  $       9,997.00  $  10,534.00  $    2,672.00  $     79,990.00
1958  $     34,724.00  $  20,074.00  $     11,239.00  $  10,638.00  $    2,961.00  $     79,636.00
1959  $     36,719.00  $  17,309.00  $     11,722.00  $  10,578.00  $    2,921.00  $     79,249.00
1960  $     40,715.00  $  21,494.00  $     14,683.00  $  11,676.00  $    3,923.00  $     92,492.00
1961  $     41,338.00  $  20,954.00  $     16,439.00  $  11,860.00  $    3,796.00  $     94,388.00
1962  $     45,571.00  $  20,523.00  $     17,046.00  $  12,534.00  $    4,001.00  $     99,676.00
1963  $     47,588.00  $  21,579.00  $     19,804.00  $  13,194.00  $    4,395.00  $   106,560.00
1964  $     48,697.00  $  23,493.00  $     21,963.00  $  13,731.00  $    4,731.00  $   112,613.00
1965  $     48,792.00  $  25,461.00  $     22,242.00  $  14,570.00  $    5,753.00  $   116,817.00
1966  $     55,446.00  $  30,073.00  $     25,546.00  $  13,062.00  $    6,708.00  $   130,835.00
1967  $     61,526.00  $  33,971.00  $     32,619.00  $  13,719.00  $    6,987.00  $   148,822.00
1968  $     68,726.00  $  28,665.00  $     33,923.00  $  14,079.00  $    7,580.00  $   152,973.00
1969  $     87,249.00  $  36,678.00  $     39,015.00  $  15,222.00  $    8,718.00  $   186,882.00
1970  $     90,412.00  $  32,829.00  $     44,362.00  $  15,705.00  $    9,499.00  $   192,807.00
1971  $     86,230.00  $  26,785.00  $     47,325.00  $  16,614.00  $  10,185.00  $   187,139.00
1972  $     94,737.00  $  32,166.00  $     52,574.00  $  15,477.00  $  12,355.00  $   207,309.00
1973  $   103,246.00  $  36,153.00  $     63,115.00  $  16,260.00  $  12,026.00  $   230,799.00
1974  $   118,952.00  $  38,620.00  $     75,071.00  $  16,844.00  $  13,737.00  $   263,224.00
1975  $   122,386.00  $  40,621.00  $     84,534.00  $  16,551.00  $  14,998.00  $   279,090.00
1976  $   131,603.00  $  41,409.00  $     90,769.00  $  16,963.00  $  17,317.00  $   298,060.00
TQ  $     38,801.00  $    8,460.00  $     25,219.00  $    4,473.00  $    4,279.00  $     81,232.00
1977  $   157,626.00  $  54,892.00  $   106,485.00  $  17,548.00  $  19,008.00  $   355,559.00
1978  $   180,988.00  $  59,952.00  $   120,967.00  $  18,376.00  $  19,278.00  $   399,561.00
1979  $   217,841.00  $  65,677.00  $   138,939.00  $  18,745.00  $  22,101.00  $   463,302.00
1980  $   244,069.00  $  64,600.00  $   157,803.00  $  24,329.00  $  26,311.00  $   517,112.00
1981  $   285,917.00  $  61,137.00  $   182,720.00  $  40,839.00  $  28,659.00  $   599,272.00
1982  $   297,744.00  $  49,207.00  $   201,498.00  $  36,311.00  $  33,006.00  $   617,766.00
1983  $   288,938.00  $  37,022.00  $   208,994.00  $  35,300.00  $  30,309.00  $   600,562.00
1984  $   298,415.00  $  56,893.00  $   239,376.00  $  37,361.00  $  34,392.00  $   666,438.00
1985  $   334,531.00  $  61,331.00  $   265,163.00  $  35,992.00  $  37,020.00  $   734,037.00
1986  $   348,959.00  $  63,143.00  $   283,901.00  $  32,919.00  $  40,233.00  $   769,155.00
1987  $   392,557.00  $  83,926.00  $   303,318.00  $  32,457.00  $  42,029.00  $   854,288.00
1988  $   401,181.00  $  94,508.00  $   334,335.00  $  35,227.00  $  43,987.00  $   909,238.00
1989  $   445,690.00  $103,291.00  $   359,416.00  $  34,386.00  $  48,321.00  $   991,105.00
1990  $   466,884.00  $  93,507.00  $   380,047.00  $  35,345.00  $  56,174.00  $1,031,958.00
1991  $   467,827.00  $  98,086.00  $   396,016.00  $  42,402.00  $  50,657.00  $1,054,988.00
1992  $   475,964.00  $100,270.00  $   413,689.00  $  45,569.00  $  55,717.00  $1,091,208.00
1993  $   509,680.00  $117,520.00  $   428,300.00  $  48,057.00  $  50,778.00  $1,154,335.00
1994  $   543,055.00  $140,385.00  $   461,475.00  $  55,225.00  $  58,427.00  $1,258,566.00
1995  $   590,244.00  $157,004.00  $   484,473.00  $  57,484.00  $  62,585.00  $1,351,790.00
1996  $   656,417.00  $171,824.00  $   509,414.00  $  54,014.00  $  61,384.00  $1,453,053.00
1997  $   737,466.00  $182,293.00  $   539,371.00  $  56,924.00  $  63,178.00  $1,579,232.00
1998  $   828,586.00  $188,677.00  $   571,831.00  $  57,673.00  $  74,961.00  $1,721,728.00
1999  $   879,480.00  $184,680.00  $   611,833.00  $  70,414.00  $  81,045.00  $1,827,452.00
2000  $1,004,462.00  $207,289.00  $   652,852.00  $  68,865.00  $  91,723.00  $2,025,191.00
2001  $   994,339.00  $151,075.00  $   693,967.00  $  66,232.00  $  85,469.00  $1,991,082.00
2002  $   858,345.00  $148,044.00  $   700,760.00  $  66,989.00  $  78,998.00  $1,853,136.00
2003  $   793,699.00  $131,778.00  $   712,978.00  $  67,524.00  $  76,335.00  $1,782,314.00
2004  $   808,959.00  $189,371.00  $   733,407.00  $  69,855.00  $  78,522.00  $1,880,114.00
2005  $   927,222.00  $278,282.00  $   794,125.00  $  73,094.00  $  80,888.00  $2,153,611.00
2006  $1,043,908.00  $353,915.00  $   837,821.00  $  73,961.00  $  97,264.00  $2,406,869.00
2007  $1,163,472.00  $370,243.00  $   869,607.00  $  65,069.00  $  99,594.00  $2,567,985.00
2008  $1,145,747.00  $304,346.00  $   900,155.00  $  67,334.00  $106,409.00  $2,523,991.00
2009  $   915,308.00  $138,229.00  $   890,917.00  $  62,483.00  $  98,052.00  $2,104,989.00
2010  $   898,549.00  $191,437.00  $   864,814.00  $  66,909.00  $140,997.00  $2,162,706.00
2011  $1,091,473.00  $181,085.00  $   818,792.00  $  72,381.00  $139,735.00  $2,303,466.00
2012  $1,132,206.00  $242,289.00  $   845,314.00  $  79,061.00  $151,294.00  $2,450,164.00
2013 estimate  $1,234,012.00  $287,716.00  $   951,093.00  $  85,346.00  $153,878.00  $2,712,045.00
2014 estimate  $1,383,172.00  $332,819.00  $1,030,655.00  $104,949.00  $182,023.00  $3,033,618.00
2015 estimate  $1,551,774.00  $376,091.00  $1,084,566.00  $113,939.00  $205,315.00  $3,331,685.00
2016 estimate  $1,700,022.00  $401,324.00  $1,160,286.00  $114,806.00  $185,013.00  $3,561,451.00
2017 estimate  $1,843,569.00  $430,148.00  $1,218,321.00  $118,237.00  $150,267.00  $3,760,542.00
2018 estimate  $1,977,142.00  $450,377.00  $1,280,054.00  $125,092.00  $141,309.00  $3,973,974.00

Table 2. Federal Government Receipts by Source, Percent of Total, 1934 - 2018

Fiscal Year Individual Income Taxes Corporate Income Taxes Social Insurance and Retirement Receipts Excise Taxes Other
1934 14.2% 12.3% 1.0% 45.8% 26.7%
1935 14.6% 14.7% 0.9% 39.9% 30.0%
1936 17.2% 18.3% 1.3% 41.6% 21.6%
1937 20.3% 19.3% 10.8% 34.8% 14.9%
1938 19.0% 19.1% 22.8% 27.6% 11.5%
1939 16.3% 17.9% 25.3% 29.7% 10.7%
1940 13.6% 18.3% 27.3% 30.2% 10.7%
1941 15.1% 24.4% 22.3% 29.3% 9.0%
1942 22.3% 32.2% 16.8% 23.2% 5.5%
1943 27.1% 39.8% 12.7% 17.1% 3.3%
1944 45.0% 33.9% 7.9% 10.9% 2.2%
1945 40.7% 35.4% 7.6% 13.9% 2.4%
1946 41.0% 30.2% 7.9% 17.8% 3.1%
1947 46.6% 22.4% 8.9% 18.7% 3.5%
1948 46.5% 23.3% 9.0% 17.7% 3.5%
1949 39.5% 28.4% 9.6% 19.0% 3.5%
1950 39.9% 26.5% 11.0% 19.1% 3.4%
1951 41.9% 27.3% 11.0% 16.8% 3.1%
1952 42.2% 32.1% 9.7% 13.4% 2.6%
1953 42.8% 30.5% 9.8% 14.2% 2.7%
1954 42.4% 30.3% 10.3% 14.3% 2.7%
1955 43.9% 27.3% 12.0% 14.0% 2.8%
1956 43.2% 28.0% 12.5% 13.3% 3.0%
1957 44.5% 26.5% 12.5% 13.2% 3.3%
1958 43.6% 25.2% 14.1% 13.4% 3.7%
1959 46.3% 21.8% 14.8% 13.3% 3.7%
1960 44.0% 23.2% 15.9% 12.6% 4.2%
1961 43.8% 22.2% 17.4% 12.6% 4.0%
1962 45.7% 20.6% 17.1% 12.6% 4.0%
1963 44.7% 20.3% 18.6% 12.4% 4.1%
1964 43.2% 20.9% 19.5% 12.2% 4.2%
1965 41.8% 21.8% 19.0% 12.5% 4.9%
1966 42.4% 23.0% 19.5% 10.0% 5.1%
1967 41.3% 22.8% 21.9% 9.2% 4.7%
1968 44.9% 18.7% 22.2% 9.2% 5.0%
1969 46.7% 19.6% 20.9% 8.1% 4.7%
1970 46.9% 17.0% 23.0% 8.1% 4.9%
1971 46.1% 14.3% 25.3% 8.9% 5.4%
1972 45.7% 15.5% 25.4% 7.5% 6.0%
1973 44.7% 15.7% 27.3% 7.0% 5.2%
1974 45.2% 14.7% 28.5% 6.4% 5.2%
1975 43.9% 14.6% 30.3% 5.9% 5.4%
1976 44.2% 13.9% 30.5% 5.7% 5.8%
TQ 47.8% 10.4% 31.0% 5.5% 5.3%
1977 44.3% 15.4% 29.9% 4.9% 5.3%
1978 45.3% 15.0% 30.3% 4.6% 4.8%
1979 47.0% 14.2% 30.0% 4.0% 4.8%
1980 47.2% 12.5% 30.5% 4.7% 5.1%
1981 47.7% 10.2% 30.5% 6.8% 4.8%
1982 48.2% 8.0% 32.6% 5.9% 5.3%
1983 48.1% 6.2% 34.8% 5.9% 5.0%
1984 44.8% 8.5% 35.9% 5.6% 5.2%
1985 45.6% 8.4% 36.1% 4.9% 5.0%
1986 45.4% 8.2% 36.9% 4.3% 5.2%
1987 46.0% 9.8% 35.5% 3.8% 4.9%
1988 44.1% 10.4% 36.8% 3.9% 4.8%
1989 45.0% 10.4% 36.3% 3.5% 4.9%
1990 45.2% 9.1% 36.8% 3.4% 5.4%
1991 44.3% 9.3% 37.5% 4.0% 4.8%
1992 43.6% 9.2% 37.9% 4.2% 5.1%
1993 44.2% 10.2% 37.1% 4.2% 4.4%
1994 43.1% 11.2% 36.7% 4.4% 4.6%
1995 43.7% 11.6% 35.8% 4.3% 4.6%
1996 45.2% 11.8% 35.1% 3.7% 4.2%
1997 46.7% 11.5% 34.2% 3.6% 4.0%
1998 48.1% 11.0% 33.2% 3.3% 4.4%
1999 48.1% 10.1% 33.5% 3.9% 4.4%
2000 49.6% 10.2% 32.2% 3.4% 4.5%
2001 49.9% 7.6% 34.9% 3.3% 4.3%
2002 46.3% 8.0% 37.8% 3.6% 4.3%
2003 44.5% 7.4% 40.0% 3.8% 4.3%
2004 43.0% 10.1% 39.0% 3.7% 4.2%
2005 43.1% 12.9% 36.9% 3.4% 3.8%
2006 43.4% 14.7% 34.8% 3.1% 4.0%
2007 45.3% 14.4% 33.9% 2.5% 3.9%
2008 45.4% 12.1% 35.7% 2.7% 4.2%
2009 43.5% 6.6% 42.3% 3.0% 4.7%
2010 41.5% 8.9% 40.0% 3.1% 6.5%
2011 47.4% 7.9% 35.5% 3.1% 6.1%
2012 46.2% 9.9% 34.5% 3.2% 6.2%
2013 estimate 45.5% 10.6% 35.1% 3.1% 5.7%
2014 estimate 45.6% 11.0% 34.0% 3.5% 6.0%
2015 estimate 46.6% 11.3% 32.6% 3.4% 6.2%
2016 estimate 47.7% 11.3% 32.6% 3.2% 5.2%
2017 estimate 49.0% 11.4% 32.4% 3.1% 4.0%
2018 estimate 49.8% 11.3% 32.2% 3.1% 3.6%

Source: Office of Management and Budget: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/HISTORICALS

Last Updated: 11/14/2013

 

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