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
Flightsafety International, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $32,565 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $26,435 grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $2,727,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC California state 2015 $720,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2017 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
Forest River, Inc. Oregon state 2004 $43,700 training reimbursement
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $4,300,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $1,417,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2014 $1,850,000 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $56,374 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $40,343 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2015 $245,507 training reimbursement
GEICO New York local 2016 $248,155 tax credit/rebate
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2009 $365,772 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2010 $315,767 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2008 $428,348 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2012 $311,824 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2013 $312,132 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2015 $283,060 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2016 $266,558 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Co. New York state 2006 $118,395 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2007 $82,880 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2008 $43,666 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2010 $34,520 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2009 $44,235 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2004 $37,400 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2005 $72,558 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2011 $15,403 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2012 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2013 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2015 $15,767 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $13,106,556 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2007 $14,500,574 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2004 $8,451,706 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2005 $11,525,838 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2008 $13,875,956 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2009 $8,362,574 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2010 $6,627,289 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2011 $2,940,092 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2012 $5,677,516 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2013 $24,711,293 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2014 $6,987,821 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2015 $4,205,623 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Co. New York state 2006 $6,324,949 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2007 $5,770,241 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2009 $886,286 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2004 $4,740,722 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2005 $6,355,642 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2008 $2,042,616 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2010 $5,486,071 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2011 $7,334,272 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2012 $12,409,216 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2013 $16,165,979 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2014 $12,985,478 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2015 $1,362,898 enterprise zone
GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $9,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $19,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $3,256,754 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2007 $4,602,680 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2004 $896,001 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2005 $1,064,994 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2008 $3,983,297 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2009 $1,823,217 enterprise zone
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