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
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets, Inc.; FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed 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
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
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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2017 $68,720 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2017 $1,574,905 property tax abatement
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana local 2017 $1,719,005 property tax abatement
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2003 $802,500 federal grant
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION United States federal 2004 $1,691,500 federal grant
BNSF Railway Company United States federal 2010 $70,000 federal grant
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY United States federal 2006 $3,435,000 federal grant
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
JOHNS MANVILLE United States federal 2005 $100,000 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2000 $1,607,000 federal grant
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2002 $120,000 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $137,877,906 federal grant
NV ENERGY, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,000,000 federal grant
Union Tank Car Company United States federal 2009 $1,729,788 federal grant
Pacific Canyon Windfarm, LLC United States federal 2010 $5,338,964 federal grant
Power County Wind Park North LLC United States federal 2012 $14,140,490 federal grant
Power County Wind Park South LLC United States federal 2012 $15,057,099 federal grant
21st Mortgage Corporation United States federal 2009 $280,405 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,126,151 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,363,717 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $456,297 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $1,041,551 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2010 $344,451 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2013 $2,576,784 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2012 $670,407 federal loan or loan guarantee
Exacta Aerospace Inc United States federal 2011 $1,274,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ken's Spray Equipment, Inc. United States federal 2012 $3,488,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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
PACIFICORP United States federal 2018 $3,532,330 federal grant
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