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
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penn Machine Company Pennsylvania state $23,340 training reimbursement
Mclane Eastern Inc Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GRAVER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state $985,116 tax credit/rebate
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Nebraska state 1992 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville International, Inc. Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, Inc. Ohio state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
Central States of Omaha Companies Nebraska state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
NetJets Inc. et al. Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, Inc. Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORP. Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
Precision Castparts Corp. Nebraska state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORP. Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Omaha World Herald Company Nebraska state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville International, Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Mouser Electronics Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2000 $1,607,000 federal grant
CMH Hodgenville, Inc. Kentucky state 2001 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 2001 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
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2001 $2,400 training reimbursement
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
CPI ENGINEERING SERVICES INC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2002 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
McLane New Jersey, Inc./McLane Company, Inc. New Jersey state 2002 $704,640 grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2002 $120,000 federal grant
VANITY FAIR BRANDS, LP Texas state 2002 undisclosed enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2002 $298,550 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2002 $32,265 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
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
Applied Underwriters, Inc. Nebraska state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. Nebraska state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners - Mid American Holdings Co. New York local 2003 $2,383,252 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2003 $78,935 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2003 $53,361 tax credit/rebate; 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 Nevada state 2003 $11,200 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $85,459 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
Environment One Corporation New York state 2003 $320,304 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2003 $25,600 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. ( f/k/a Noveon, Inc.) Kentucky state 2004 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Meadowbrook Meat Company Kentucky state 2004 $1,511,585 tax credit/rebate
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Nebraska state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2004 $2,884,448 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2004 $79,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2004 $67,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2004 $48,230 tax credit/rebate; 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
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
Forest River, Inc. Oregon state 2004 $43,700 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2004 $4,021 training reimbursement
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $1,691,500 federal grant
Environment One Corporation New York state 2004 $372,265 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2004 $37,400 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2004 $8,451,706 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2004 $4,740,722 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2004 $896,001 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2004 $8,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2004 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2005 $46,800 training reimbursement
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