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$1,563,200,630633
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$200,201,36921
TOTAL$1,763,401,999654
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 2012.

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.

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.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$392,763,877170
Ohio$76,184,40319
Indiana$74,576,70644
Louisiana$74,536,82614
All other$142,418,818384

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $71,065 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $76,431 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $79,268 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $80,532 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $82,998 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $91,101 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $101,104 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $113,819 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $164,567 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $183,888 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $252,320 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $264,932 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $309,852 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $328,684 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Colorado state 2018 $456,840 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $244,614 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $210,376 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $181,727 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $166,862 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $155,950 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $142,627 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $104,062 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $85,073 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $81,476 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $80,861 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Colorado state 2018 $68,191 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $63,080 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $63,024 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $62,388 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $60,895 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $43,323 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $43,156 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $38,332 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $36,108 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $32,233 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $30,818 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $30,684 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $23,504 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $22,599 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $20,763 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $19,799 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $18,441 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $13,991 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Colorado state 2019 $11,198 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $10,952 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $9,850 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $8,250 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $6,367 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $4,211 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $3,639 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $3,092 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $1,762 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $1,304 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE INTERNATIONAL, INC. - WILLOWS FACILITY California state 2003 $117,195 training reimbursement
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY (GEICO) California state 2003 $149,682 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2005 $46,800 training reimbursement
SEE'S CANDIES, INC. California state 2006 $39,195 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS California state 2008 $15,791 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2008 $52,988 training reimbursement
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA CHERRY AEROSPACE California state 2010 $22,945 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Corporation California state 2006 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane/Suneast Inc. California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE/SUNEAST, INC. California state 2011 $16,043 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2011 $18,160 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2011 $59,418 training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2013 $1,440 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2013 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2014 $35,934 training reimbursement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC California state 2015 $720,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE CORP California state 2015 $464,307 training reimbursement
McLane Company California state 2014 $10,948 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2019 $429,044 training reimbursement
L.A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $5,024 tax credit/rebate
ACME BRICK COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $102,396 tax credit/rebate
L. A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $247,741 tax credit/rebate
L.A. Darling Company - Darling Store Fixtures Division Arkansas state 2009 $15,921 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2009 $17,920 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2011 $6,400 training reimbursement
L A DARLING COMPANY LLC Arkansas state 2014 $29,100 training reimbursement
HACKNEY LADISH INC Arkansas state 2014 $10,383 training reimbursement
MiTek Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International Inc. Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2015 $245,507 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE Alabama state 2008 $8,400 cost reimbursement
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