Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Berkshire Hathaway
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol NYSE: BRK.B)
Headquartered in: 
Nebraska
Major Industry: 
diversified
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$1,575,967,912647
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$212,455,63024
TOTAL$1,788,423,542671
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 2012.

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.

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.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$393,931,640173
Ohio$79,794,59321
Indiana$74,576,70644
Louisiana$74,536,82614
All other$150,408,147393

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2004 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2008 $6,152 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Ohio state 2014 undisclosed enterprise zone
Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2014 undisclosed enterprise zone
Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 undisclosed enterprise zone
Johns Manville Corporation Ohio state 2019 undisclosed enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE Alabama state 2008 $8,400 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
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