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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
The Lubrizol Corporation - Pasadena Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Johns Manville International, Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Mouser Electronics Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Nebraska Furniture Mart (owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Texas local 2011 $802,000,000 MEGADEAL
THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
VANITY FAIR BRANDS, LP Texas state 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
MCLANE COMPANY, INC. Texas state 2012 undisclosed enterprise zone
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $1,691,500 federal grant
BNSF Railway Company United States federal 2010 $70,000 federal grant
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY United States federal 2006 $3,435,000 federal grant
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
JOHNS MANVILLE United States federal 2005 $100,000 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2000 $1,607,000 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2002 $120,000 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $137,877,906 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,000,000 federal grant
Union Tank Car Company United States federal 2009 $1,729,788 federal grant
Pacific Canyon Windfarm, LLC United States federal 2010 $5,338,964 federal grant
Power County Wind Park North LLC United States federal 2012 $14,140,490 federal grant
Power County Wind Park South LLC United States federal 2012 $15,057,099 federal grant
21st Mortgage Corporation United States federal 2009 $280,405 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,126,151 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,363,717 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $456,297 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $1,041,551 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2010 $344,451 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2013 $2,576,784 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2012 $670,407 federal loan or loan guarantee
Exacta Aerospace Inc United States federal 2011 $1,274,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ken's Spray Equipment, Inc. United States federal 2012 $3,488,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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
PACIFICORP United States federal 2018 $3,532,330 federal grant
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2011 $8,040 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2011 $1,300 training reimbursement
Klune Industries Utah state 2010 $1,209 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2010 $5,599 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2009 $8,635 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2009 $2,819 training reimbursement
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 $56,521 tax credit/rebate
Primus International Washington state 2012 $51,500 training reimbursement
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2012 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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