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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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2015 $1,362,898 enterprise zone
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,167,832 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2005 $1,064,994 enterprise zone
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2010 $1,038,040 property tax abatement
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,000,000 federal grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE MIDWEST, INC. Missouri state 2012 $999,983 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state $985,116 tax credit/rebate
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2005 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2004 $896,001 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2009 $886,286 enterprise zone
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Georgia state 2014 $775,000 grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2009 $753,279 property tax abatement
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $740,000 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $725,000 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International Texas state 2008 $720,000 grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC California state 2015 $720,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $709,063 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
McLane New Jersey, Inc./McLane Company, Inc. New Jersey state 2002 $704,640 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $701,549 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2015 $700,000 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2010 $666,281 property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Ohio state 2015 $607,000 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $601,253 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2015 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2012 $594,301 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $563,283 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $550,000 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $534,029 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
Johns Manville Ohio state 2009 $522,294 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $521,311 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2011 $516,700 property tax abatement
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Wisconsin state 2013 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $466,642 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE CORP California state 2015 $464,307 training reimbursement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $444,072 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2006 $443,140 property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2008 $428,348 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $410,236 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York state 2006 $400,621 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $400,000 training reimbursement
Richline Group, Inc. Massachusetts state 2013 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2011 $395,483 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $388,128 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 2013 $377,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2016 $373,281 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corporation New York state 2005 $373,071 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2004 $372,265 enterprise zone
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2009 $365,772 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
Environment One Corp. New York state 2007 $360,510 enterprise zone
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $348,868 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $337,536 grant
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $328,684 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2012 $327,000 grant
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $324,952 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corporation New York state 2003 $320,304 enterprise zone
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2010 $318,721 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $316,265 tax credit/rebate
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 2013 $312,132 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2012 $311,824 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $309,852 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $304,267 tax credit/rebate
Cerro Flow Products, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $303,151 property tax abatement
Mclane Eastern Inc Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2013 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2014 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corporation New York state 2002 $298,550 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2008 $285,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2015 $283,060 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $282,197 property tax abatement
21st Mortgage Corporation United States federal 2009 $280,405 federal grant
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $275,462 property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2016 $266,558 tax credit/rebate
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