Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Viacom
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol VIA)
Headquartered in: 
New York
Major Industry: 
entertainment
Specific Industry: 
entertainment
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$375,857,732109
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$533,8822
TOTAL$376,391,614111
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$50,000,0001
TOTAL$50,000,0001
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 2000. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2015.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

ARTCRAFT PRODUCTIONS; BET / VIACOM; BREAKDOWN PRODUCTIONS; DW STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS; MTV; PARAMOUNT OVERSEAS PRODUCTIONS PARAM OUNT; PARAMOUNT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATI; PARAMOUNT PICTURES PARAMOU NT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES PARAMOUNT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES VIACOM / PA RAMOUNT; Paramount Television; SCREENLIFE; Viacom; VIACOM INTL VIACOM

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
California$138,204,66222
New York$75,702,39936
Pennsylvania$68,161,4594
Michigan$64,378,8336
Florida$8,803,00425
All other$20,607,37516

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Paramount Pictures Corp Pennsylvania state $36,960,214 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2017 $22,394,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2018 $21,492,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation Michigan state 2013 $20,000,000 cost reimbursement
Paramount Pictures Corporation (Viacom/Pa ramount) New York state 2016 $19,217,477 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation Michigan state 2015 $16,742,975 cost reimbursement
Paramount Pictures Corporation Pennsylvania state $14,512,794 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. Michigan state 2017 $13,500,000 grant
Paramount Pictures Corporation Pennsylvania state $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. California state 2016 $10,327,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV Networks California state 2015 $10,023,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2018 $8,166,000 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions LLC Illinois state 2011 $7,660,175 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. Michigan state 2017 $7,481,818 grant
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2015 $7,396,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. California state 2017 $6,900,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $6,578,005 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. California state 2016 $6,458,000 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions LLC Michigan state 2010 $6,134,321 cost reimbursement
MTV Networks California state 2014 $6,018,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $5,555,036 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) New York state 2018 $5,458,144 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $4,993,860 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Pennsylvania state 2016 $4,688,451 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2013 $4,557,839 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $4,486,064 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2016 $4,283,075 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) New York state 2016 $4,218,721 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. California state 2013 $4,188,172 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. California state 2016 $4,173,000 tax credit/rebate
DW STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS LLC Missouri state 2009 $4,131,011 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures California state 2016 $3,970,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2013 $3,817,203 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) New York state 2016 $3,318,324 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. California state 2017 $3,278,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2013 $3,038,448 tax credit/rebate
PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION Florida state 2014 $2,930,966 tax credit/rebate
Breakdown Productions, Inc. California state 2015 $2,868,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Overseas Productions, Inc. (Paramount) New York state 2017 $2,708,949 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. California state 2016 $2,501,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2018 $2,475,872 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Television California state 2016 $2,328,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $2,081,344 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2016 $2,043,287 tax credit/rebate
Viacom Inc. California state 2016 $1,844,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc New York state 2015 $1,727,198 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. New York state 2015 $1,704,157 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $1,569,594 tax credit/rebate
ArtCraft Productions, Inc. Ohio state 2012 $1,500,431 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporati Texas state 2015 $1,485,912 grant
Paramount Pictures Corp. California state 2016 $1,467,000 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions L.L.C Texas state 2012 $1,185,114 grant
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $1,140,437 tax credit/rebate
Artcraft Productions, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $1,095,443 tax credit/rebate
BET / Viacom Louisiana state 2010 $1,065,121 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. California state 2015 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $919,899 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $885,664 tax credit/rebate
MTV Louisiana state 2010 $835,613 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) New York state 2017 $748,675 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $691,488 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $636,120 tax credit/rebate
Viacom / MTV Louisiana state 2010 $606,288 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Michigan state 2009 $519,719 cost reimbursement
Paramount Pictures Corporation United States federal 2013 $488,232 federal grant
Viacom, Inc. New York local 2003 $479,502 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $479,421 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2005 $470,718 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Viacom International, Inc. (VIACOM) New York state 2018 $300,677 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. Massachusetts state 2016 $276,758 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. Massachusetts state 2015 $261,867 tax credit/rebate
Viacom Global Services, Inc. Tennessee state 2012 $240,000 training reimbursement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $227,618 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. (Paramou nt Pictures) New York state 2018 $223,605 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $199,087 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation (Paramount Pictures) New York state 2018 $168,308 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2006 $154,589 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2014 $139,465 tax credit/rebate
Viacom, Inc. Massachusetts state 2014 $134,787 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $125,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International INC. (Viacom) New York state 2016 $114,981 tax credit/rebate
MTV Louisiana state 2009 $104,782 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International Inc (Viacom) New York state 2016 $103,240 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA Florida state 2014 $78,137 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $76,212 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $65,281 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2009 $57,424 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA Florida state 2015 $54,403 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2007 $53,796 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $47,880 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $47,039 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation United States federal 2013 $45,650 federal grant
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2008 $44,419 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2010 $42,308 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2014 $37,162 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. New York local 2011 $35,598 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $35,200 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2016 $35,200 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $29,822 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2015 $28,766 tax credit/rebate
MTV NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA, INC. Florida state 2014 $27,753 tax credit/rebate
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