U.S. government revenues, by category 2018

This statistic shows the revenues of the U.S. government in the fiscal year of 2018. The total revenues received sum up to about 3.33 trillion U.S. dollars and consist of individual and corporate income taxes, payroll taxes and other* taxes. Individual income taxes totaled up to 1.68 trillion U.S. dollars in 2018, which is approximately 8.3 percent of GDP, whereas corporate income taxes totaled to 205 billion U.S. dollars, about one percent of GDP.

U.S. government revenues in the fiscal year of 2018, by category

Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
Individual income taxes1,684
Payroll taxes1,171
Corporate income taxes205
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Release date

January 2019


United States

Survey time period

October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018

Supplementary notes

* Other revenues are: excise taxes, estate and gift taxes, customs duties, and miscellaneous receipts.
Social insurance taxes are payroll taxes that fund social insurance, primarily social security and Medicare's hospital insurance program.

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