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$1,554,813,236591
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,745,224,176609
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; [...]

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.

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$72,260,54640
All other$138,506,504348

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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 2018 $85,073 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $81,476 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Colorado state 2018 $68,191 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 2018 $32,233 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 2018 $13,991 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $10,952 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $8,250 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $3,639 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
Government Employees Insurance Company Florida state 2018 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc. Florida state 2018 $375,000 tax credit/rebate
PACIFICORP United States federal 2019 $3,532,330 federal grant
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 2019 $104,062 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $80,861 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 2019 $38,332 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $36,108 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $30,818 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
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Colorado state 2019 $11,198 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $9,850 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 2019 $3,092 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2019 $16,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2019 $6,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2019 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2019 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
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