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; [...]

Links: 

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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
PCC Airfoils, LLC Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
NetJets and FlightSafety International Ohio multiple 2008 $67,600,000 MEGADEAL
NETJETS SERVICES INC Ohio state 2014 $71,333 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2014 $26,507 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
Union Tank Car Company Ohio state 2015 $607,000 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 $108,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $709,063 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $3,576,403 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets, Inc.; FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Empire Distributors Of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $24,833 tax credit/rebate
Alloyworks, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $29,547 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $4,873 tax credit/rebate
Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,500 tax credit/rebate
Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $8,333 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $17,935 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $5,781 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $11,145 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $304,267 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $26,789 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $12,372 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $26,786 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $7,512 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $12,064 tax credit/rebate
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
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $13,106,556 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Co. New York state 2006 $6,324,949 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $3,256,754 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2006 $400,621 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Co. New York state 2006 $118,395 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2006 $6,775 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH Inc. New York state 2006 $6,200 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2007 $14,500,574 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2007 $5,770,241 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2007 $4,602,680 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2007 $360,510 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corp. New York state 2007 $114,300 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2007 $82,880 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2007 $4,520 enterprise zone
Saranac Power Partners - Mid American Holdings Co. New York local 2003 $2,383,252 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2003 $78,935 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2003 $53,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2004 $2,884,448 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2004 $79,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2004 $67,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2004 $48,230 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2005 $3,052,987 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
300 CrossPoint (GEICO) New York local 2005 $231,822 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2005 $60,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2005 $36,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2005 $24,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners - North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2006 $3,086,266 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $388,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $56,085 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2006 $32,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2006 $17,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2007 $2,892,573 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2007 $47,962 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2007 $29,388 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2007 $7,105 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
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2009 $365,772 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2009 $128,706 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2009 $19,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2009 $11,060 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2009 $1,785 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2010 $7,057 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2010 $131,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2010 $315,767 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2010 $1,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2010 $18,559 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
Special Metals New York local 2008 $285,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2008 $3,567 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2008 $26,366 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2008 $34,656 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2008 $428,348 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2008 $57,752 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
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2011 $1,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2011 $3,633 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2011 $11,283 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2011 $137,604 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
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