Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
ViacomCBS
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol VIACA)
Headquartered in: 
New York
Major Industry: 
media
Specific Industry: 
media
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$732,707,535191
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$1,282,6103
TOTAL$733,990,145194
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: 1993. 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: 

APPLICANT: PARAMOUNT PICTURES; ARTCRAFT PRODUCTIONS; BET / VIACOM; BIG TICKET TELEVISION INC; BREAKDOWN PRODUCTIONS; Brotherhood Productions, Inc.; CBS; CBS FILMS CBS; CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS; CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS CBS; DW STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS; Eye Productions; Front Street Management, LLC; MTV; PARAMOUNT OVERSEAS PRODUCTIONS PARAM OUNT; PARAMOUNT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATI; PARAMOUNT PICTURES PARAMOU NT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES PARAMOUNT PICTURES; PARAMOUNT PICTURES VIACOM / PA R [...]

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


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
California$330,954,16348
New York$148,363,65168
Pennsylvania$98,150,85911
Michigan$64,378,8336
North Carolina$18,224,3073
All other$72,635,72255

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
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2020 $20,452,000 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 California state 2020 $17,513,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation Michigan state 2015 $16,742,975 cost reimbursement
CBS Films Inc. Massachusetts state 2016 $15,738,698 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. California state 2019 $15,646,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios California state 2018 $15,531,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation Pennsylvania state $14,512,794 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. Michigan state 2017 $13,500,000 grant
Eye Productions, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2018 $12,909,568 tax credit/rebate
Paramount TV California state 2020 $12,748,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation Pennsylvania state $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
The Late Show, Inc. New York state 2015 $11,100,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. California state 2018 $10,624,000 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
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2020 $9,666,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $8,789,561 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. California state 2019 $8,476,000 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions Inc. California state 2017 $8,407,000 tax credit/rebate
Eye Productions, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $8,339,303 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2019 $8,272,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios California state 2018 $8,195,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2018 $8,166,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios, Inc. California state 2018 $7,846,000 tax credit/rebate
DW Studios Productions LLC Illinois state 2011 $7,660,175 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2016 $7,556,093 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. California state 2013 $7,495,905 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
Possible Productions Inc. California state 2018 $7,324,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2017 $6,968,005 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corp. California state 2017 $6,900,000 tax credit/rebate
EYE Productions South Carolina state 2013 $6,815,272 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
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2017 $6,074,000 tax credit/rebate
MTV Networks California state 2014 $6,018,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios California state 2018 $5,995,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2017 $5,873,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Films Inc. Pennsylvania state $5,582,198 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International, Inc. (Viacom) New York state 2017 $5,555,036 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2009 $5,542,297 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films Inc. Pennsylvania state 2016 $5,538,721 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. Rhode Island state 2008 $5,484,600 tax credit/rebate
Viacom International (Viacom) New York state 2018 $5,458,144 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2012 $5,120,331 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. New York local 2008 $5,074,980 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
Brotherhood Productions, Inc. Rhode Island state 2010 $5,069,323 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios California state 2016 $5,046,000 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 Pennsylvania state 2017 $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
CBS, Inc. New York local 1993 $3,935,956 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS Films, Inc. California state 2019 $3,823,000 tax credit/rebate
Paramount Pictures Corporation California state 2013 $3,817,203 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2006 $3,523,777 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CBS, Inc. New York local 2007 $3,338,662 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
CBS, Inc. New York local 1993 $3,211,989 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
Possible Productions Inc. California state 2016 $2,189,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. Amended & Restated New York local 2003 $2,156,680 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
CBS Studios Inc. California state 2016 $1,899,000 tax credit/rebate
Viacom Inc. California state 2016 $1,844,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios (CBS) New York state 2018 $1,814,004 tax credit/rebate
Possible Productions, Inc. New York state 2014 $1,797,616 tax credit/rebate
CBS, Inc. New York local 2015 $1,773,110 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
CBS Television Studios California state 2017 $1,644,000 tax credit/rebate
CBS Television Studios (CBS) New York state 2017 $1,620,672 tax credit/rebate
CBS Interactive, Inc. Kentucky state 1999 $1,600,000 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
CBS Interactive Inc. Kentucky state 2016 $1,500,000 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
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