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$1,525,775,814546
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,716,186,754564
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 2011.

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$392,407,745169
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$48,760,54636
All other$132,969,082307

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2017 $265,398 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $220,746 tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $149,275 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $139,232 tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE, LLC Washington state 2017 $90,900 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $67,171 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Washington state 2017 $47,671 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC. Washington state 2017 $40,382 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST, INC. Washington state 2017 $29,789 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2017 $13,467 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $35,891 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $32,944 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $9,889 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2017 $121,850 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST, INC. Washington state 2017 $45,202 tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE, LLC Washington state 2017 $32,634 tax credit/rebate
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
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
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
PACIFICORP United States federal 2019 $3,532,330 federal grant
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville International #1 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
FlightSafety International Texas state 2008 $720,000 grant
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 - 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
Johns Manville Corp. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
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