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 Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2009 $10,352 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2011 $7,875 property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTSCOMPANY,LLC Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Corp. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
NetJets, Inc. (Executive Jet) Ohio local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets Inc. & Bridgeway Partners LLC Ohio local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2012 $7,982 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2012 $129,750 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2011 $516,700 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2010 $1,038,040 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2009 $1,382,180 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2008 $1,879,827 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2007 $2,674,770 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2006 $443,140 property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2013 $7,130 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2013 $43,080 property tax abatement
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $282,197 property tax abatement
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2013 $12,221 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2007 $13,693 property tax abatement
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2008 $4,300 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2014 $6,016 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2014 $17,080 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2015 $5,055 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed 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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2016 $21,030 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE CO Indiana local 2016 $91,200 property tax abatement
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
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
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2017 $6,060 property tax abatement
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
Nebraska Furniture Mart (owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Texas local 2011 $802,000,000 MEGADEAL
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
NetJets and FlightSafety International Ohio multiple 2008 $67,600,000 MEGADEAL
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $9,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $21,000 grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $200,000 grant
Mclane Eastern Inc Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
FlightSafety International Texas state 2008 $720,000 grant
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
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
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
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
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $337,536 grant
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