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
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
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2010 $4,600 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $28,132 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $4,894 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2010 $36,389 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2010 $1,038,040 property tax abatement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $11,145 tax credit/rebate
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2010 $91,439 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company United States federal 2010 $70,000 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
Pacific Canyon Windfarm, LLC United States federal 2010 $5,338,964 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2010 $344,451 federal loan or loan guarantee
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
Environment One Corporation New York state 2010 $34,277 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2010 $34,520 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2010 $6,627,289 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2010 $5,486,071 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2010 $3,460,361 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2010 $4,136 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
Precision Castparts Corp West Virginia state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane/Suneast Inc. California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $5,165 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $81,000 training reimbursement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2009 $753,279 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
Precision Castparts Corp. Oregon state 2009 $6,705 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2009 $118,325 tax credit/rebate
Richline Group, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $216,375 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
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2009 $10,352 property tax abatement
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
McLane Mississippi state 2009 $7,786 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2009 $8,635 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2009 $2,819 training reimbursement
Homemakers Plaza, Inc. Iowa state 2009 $32,120 training reimbursement
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
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
NetJets, Inc. (Executive Jet) Ohio local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
Johns Manville Ohio state 2009 $522,294 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2009 $35,455 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $15,125 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $28,661 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $87,852 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2009 $1,382,180 property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2009 $53,796 training reimbursement
Union Tank Car Company United States federal 2009 $1,729,788 federal grant
21st Mortgage Corporation United States federal 2009 $280,405 federal grant
Environment One Corporation New York state 2009 $73,822 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2009 $44,235 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2009 $8,362,574 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2009 $886,286 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2009 $1,823,217 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2009 $5,145 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS California state 2008 $15,791 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2008 $52,988 training reimbursement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,810 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $303,151 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $275,462 property tax abatement
Alloyworks, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $29,547 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $4,873 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Nebraska state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,580 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,040 training reimbursement
PCC Structurals, Inc Oregon state 2008 $108,388 tax credit/rebate
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