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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $163,215 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $91,746 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $73,525 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $56,263 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $51,042 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $48,766 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,330 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $42,573 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2013 $40,359 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $30,971 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $20,126 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $15,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $14,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $13,561 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $10,772 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $6,472 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Co. Colorado state 2014 $4,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $3,352 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,387 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,245 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORP California state 2015 $464,307 training reimbursement
McLane Company California state 2014 $10,948 tax credit/rebate
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
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
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
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $12,064 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $242,087 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $534,029 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2013 $34,628 training reimbursement
Complementary Coatings Corp. New York state 2008 $197,188 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2009 $73,822 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2004 $372,265 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2005 $373,071 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2008 $20,002 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2010 $34,277 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2002 $298,550 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2003 $320,304 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2011 $133,790 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2012 $58,966 enterprise zone
Environment One Corporation New York state 2013 $76,721 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2008 $43,666 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2010 $34,520 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2009 $44,235 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2004 $37,400 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2005 $72,558 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2011 $15,403 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2012 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2013 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2015 $15,767 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2004 $8,451,706 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2005 $11,525,838 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2008 $13,875,956 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2009 $8,362,574 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2010 $6,627,289 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2011 $2,940,092 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2012 $5,677,516 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2013 $24,711,293 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2014 $6,987,821 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2015 $4,205,623 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2009 $886,286 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2004 $4,740,722 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2005 $6,355,642 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2008 $2,042,616 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2010 $5,486,071 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2011 $7,334,272 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2012 $12,409,216 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2013 $16,165,979 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2014 $12,985,478 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2015 $1,362,898 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2004 $896,001 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2005 $1,064,994 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2008 $3,983,297 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2009 $1,823,217 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2010 $3,460,361 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2011 $5,113,332 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2012 $13,799,127 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2013 $9,015,055 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2014 $2,084,057 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2015 $1,995,338 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2008 $7,144 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2009 $5,145 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2010 $4,136 enterprise zone
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