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 Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2012 $58,966 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2012 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2012 $5,677,516 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2012 $12,409,216 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2012 $13,799,127 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2012 $594,301 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 $21,390 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2011 $7,875 property tax abatement
EcoWater Systems, LLC Mississippi state 2011 $19,637 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2011 $8,040 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2011 $1,300 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2011 $6,400 training reimbursement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTSCOMPANY,LLC Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
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
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2011 $1,750,000 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
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
NetJets Inc. & Bridgeway Partners LLC Ohio local 2011 undisclosed 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
Nebraska Furniture Mart (owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Texas local 2011 $802,000,000 MEGADEAL
Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc. Ohio state 2011 $204,962 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2011 $516,700 property tax abatement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $17,935 tax credit/rebate
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
Exacta Aerospace Inc United States federal 2011 $1,274,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2011 $133,790 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2011 $15,403 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2011 $2,940,092 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2011 $7,334,272 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2011 $5,113,332 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2011 $3,800 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,167,832 tax credit/rebate
WALDEN'S MACHINE, LLC Oklahoma state 2011 $1,740,586 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA CHERRY AEROSPACE California state 2010 $22,945 training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $9,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $19,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Ingersoll Cutting Tool Company Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $1,750,000 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2010 $666,281 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2010 $8,533 property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
NSS Technologies, Inc. Michigan state 2010 $14,000 training reimbursement
Empire Distributors Of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $24,833 tax credit/rebate
Applied Underwriters, Inc. Nebraska state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2010 $28,718 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $122,489 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $69,895 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $28,784 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $316,265 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $202,573 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $119,196 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $70,586 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $601,253 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $563,283 tax credit/rebate
Pacificorp Oregon state 2010 $13,667 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $128,575 tax credit/rebate
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 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
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2010 $33,634 training reimbursement
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
Klune Industries Utah state 2010 $1,209 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2010 $5,599 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2010 $7,057 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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