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$1,554,813,236591
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,745,224,176609
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 2011.

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$392,407,745169
Ohio$76,184,40319
Louisiana$72,734,03813
Indiana$72,260,54640
All other$138,506,504348

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2018 $1,052,170 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2018 $67,630 property tax abatement
DURACELL INC. Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
DURACELL INC. Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2017 undisclosed property tax abatement
DURACELL INC. Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
DURACELL INC. Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2018 undisclosed 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
NETJETS SERVICES INC Ohio state 2014 $71,333 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2014 $26,507 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $32,565 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $26,435 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $17,563 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $16,790 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $12,758 grant
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Georgia state 2014 $775,000 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
Shaw Industries Tennessee state 2017 $1,500,000 grant
Environment One New York local 2018 $1,463 grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
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