Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,520,119,963520
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$186,878,61017
TOTAL$1,706,998,573537
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$21,000,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$24,903,36312
TOTAL$45,903,36313
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1992. 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 2010.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

21st Mortgage Corporation; ACCRA MFG; ACME BRICK; ALLOYWORKS; APPLIED UNDERWRITERS; BENJAMIN MOORE; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY; BNSF; BUFFALO NEWS; BUFFALO NEWS A DIVISION OF OBH; CALEDONIAN ALLOYS; CAMPBELL HAUSFELD / SCOTT FETZER; CANNON MUSKEGON; CENTRAL STATES OF OMAHA COS; CERRO FLOW PROD; CMH MFG; COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC; COMPLEMENTARY COATINGS; CPI ENGINEERING SVC; CTB; DALE MCLOUTH PCC STRUCTURALS; DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC; DURACELL; ECOWATER; EMPIRE DISTRIBUTORS OF NORTH CAROLINA; [...]

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

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$391,473,982164
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$45,820,74633
All other$131,186,794289

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Companysort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corp. New York state 2007 $114,300 enterprise zone
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2009 $128,706 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2010 $131,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2008 $285,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2011 $137,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2012 $144,080 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2013 $143,854 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2013 $15,958 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2014 $4,921 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2017 $12,319 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $337,536 grant
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $304,267 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Georgia state 2014 $775,000 grant
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $242,087 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $534,029 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
Shaw Industries - Anderson South Carolina state 2014 $149,942 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries South Carolina state 2014 $57,942 training reimbursement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2010 $91,439 training reimbursement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2009 $53,796 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries Tennessee state 2017 $1,500,000 grant
SEE'S CANDIES, INC. California state 2006 $39,195 training reimbursement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2007 $2,892,573 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2009 $2,621,904 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2010 $318,721 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2008 $2,649,419 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2011 $395,483 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2012 $365,702 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2013 $377,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2015 $377,146 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2016 $373,281 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners - North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2006 $3,086,266 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners - Mid American Holdings Co. New York local 2003 $2,383,252 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Richline Group, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $216,375 tax credit/rebate
Richline Group, Inc. Massachusetts state 2013 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $7,952,604 federal loan or loan guarantee
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $2,809,401 federal loan or loan guarantee
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 $47,948 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 $7,207 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $324,952 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $348,868 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $142,015 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $410,236 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $444,072 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $466,642 tax credit/rebate
Primus International Washington state 2012 $51,500 training reimbursement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTSCOMPANY,LLC Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2014 $55,189 training reimbursement
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