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; [...]

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$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
PACIFICORP United States federal 2018 $3,532,330 federal grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries Tennessee state 2017 $1,500,000 grant
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2017 $12,319 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,687 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,712 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $2,450 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $7,282 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $9,352 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $13,299 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $14,357 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $17,293 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $18,562 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $37,003 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $39,620 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $41,482 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $49,345 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $65,035 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $68,699 tax credit/rebate
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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2017 $68,720 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2017 $1,574,905 property tax abatement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2017 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana local 2017 $1,719,005 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2017 $6,060 property tax abatement
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana state 2016 $1,604,000 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $263,104 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2016 $6,344 property tax abatement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $7,512 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $242,087 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2016 $21,030 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE CO Indiana local 2016 $91,200 property tax abatement
McLane Food Service Kansas local 2016 $44,537 tax credit/rebate
Duracell Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Duracell Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
GEICO - Fredericksburg/Va Beach Virginia state 2016 $879,324 training reimbursement
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2016 $373,281 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2016 $266,558 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York local 2016 $248,155 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS, INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $33,961 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Nebraska state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $701,549 tax credit/rebate
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2015 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Kentucky state 2015 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2015 $700,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2015 $5,055 property tax abatement
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
Union Tank Car Company Ohio state 2015 $607,000 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 $108,000 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Arizona state 2015 $245,507 training reimbursement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC California state 2015 $720,000 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORP California state 2015 $464,307 training reimbursement
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $324,952 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 $207,033 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 $177,277 tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2015 $98,225 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $56,374 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 $47,948 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 $47,659 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $348,868 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $40,343 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $142,015 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 $71,489 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 $7,207 tax credit/rebate
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $7,952,604 federal loan or loan guarantee
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $2,809,401 federal loan or loan guarantee
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $12,064 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $534,029 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2015 $283,060 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2015 $377,146 tax credit/rebate
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