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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