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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
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
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
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
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
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2012 $7,982 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
McLane New Jersey, Inc./McLane Company, Inc. New Jersey state 2002 $704,640 grant
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2008 $150,000 grant
NETJETS INC Ohio state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
MCSWAIN MANUFACTURING CORP Ohio state 2012 $138,828 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2008 $34,000 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2010 $4,600 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2012 $327,000 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
NetJets Inc. Ohio state 2008 $11,709,508 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Ohio state 2009 $522,294 tax credit/rebate
Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc. Ohio state 2011 $204,962 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $28,132 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2009 $35,455 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2008 $40,804 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2007 $43,580 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $4,894 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $15,125 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $14,986 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $28,661 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $31,648 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2010 $36,389 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $87,852 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $172,497 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $193,484 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $1,619 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $3,987 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $6,058 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $8,463 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2005 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $4,300,000 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $725,000 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $550,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $2,727,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $1,417,500 tax credit/rebate
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $7,072,724 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 tax credit/rebate
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $46,500 training reimbursement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $31,500 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2008 $47,100 training reimbursement
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $150,000 training reimbursement
Precision Castparts Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2013 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $740,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $17,935 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $5,781 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $11,145 tax credit/rebate
L A DARLING COMPANY LLC Arkansas state 2014 $29,100 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state $985,116 tax credit/rebate
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2013 $7,130 property tax abatement
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $400,000 training reimbursement
Johns Manville International, Inc. Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, Inc. Ohio state 1996 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
PCC Airfoils, LLC Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
JD Wind Strand 2: Butter Creek Power/Ward Butte Oregon state 2012 $9,386,294 tax credit/rebate
JD Wind Strand 1: Four Corners/Oregon Trail Oregon state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
JD Wind Strand 4: Pacific Canyon/Sand Ranch Oregon state 2012 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
JD Wind Strand 3: 4 Mile Canyon/Wagon Trail/BigTop Oregon state 2012 $9,500,000 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $21,822 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp. Oregon state 2012 $11,329 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $16,400 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $232,910 tax credit/rebate
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