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
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2005 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $7,072,724 tax credit/rebate
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,167,832 tax credit/rebate
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,740,586 tax credit/rebate
VANITY FAIR BRANDS, LP Texas state 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $263,104 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $275,462 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2009 $753,279 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2010 $666,281 property tax abatement
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 $207,033 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Union Underwear Company, Inc. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company United States federal 2009 $1,729,788 federal grant
Union Tank Car Company Ohio state 2015 $607,000 tax credit/rebate
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $87,852 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $172,497 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $193,484 tax credit/rebate
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $1,691,500 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2008 $34,000 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2015 $98,225 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $725,000 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $31,500 training reimbursement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2015 $700,000 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation - Pasadena Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - La Porte Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Deer Park Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
The Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 $108,000 tax credit/rebate
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2004 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2008 $6,152 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH Inc. New York state 2006 $6,200 enterprise zone
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA CHERRY AEROSPACE California state 2010 $22,945 training reimbursement
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 $177,277 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $14,986 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $28,661 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $31,648 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2010 $36,389 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2009 $1,785 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2010 $1,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2008 $57,752 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2011 $1,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2012 $57,753 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2013 $2,431 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS, INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $33,961 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
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