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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $264,932 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $309,852 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $328,684 tax credit/rebate
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $9,000,000 grant/loan hybrid program
General Re Corporation Connecticut state 2010 $19,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2001 $2,400 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2004 $4,021 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $33,674 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $16,269 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2010 $33,634 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 $21,390 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2013 $34,628 training reimbursement
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Georgia state 2014 $775,000 grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ingersoll Cutting Tool Company Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $21,000 grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $200,000 grant
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
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2005 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $4,300,000 tax credit/rebate
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $725,000 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $550,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $2,727,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $1,417,500 tax credit/rebate
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $7,072,724 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 tax credit/rebate
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $46,500 training reimbursement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $31,500 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2008 $47,100 training reimbursement
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $150,000 training reimbursement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2013 $43,080 property tax abatement
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $10,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2013 $400,000 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2015 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2014 $17,080 property tax abatement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2015 $700,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2014 $1,850,000 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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2017 $68,720 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2017 $1,574,905 property tax abatement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2017 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
Homemakers Plaza, Inc. Iowa state 2009 $32,120 training reimbursement
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 training reimbursement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
McLane Food Service Kansas local 2016 $44,537 tax credit/rebate
Noveon, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,810 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $5,165 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
CMH Hodgenville, Inc. Kentucky state 2001 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. ( f/k/a Noveon, Inc.) Kentucky state 2004 $5,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Meadowbrook Meat Company Kentucky state 2004 $1,511,585 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $1,750,000 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld/Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2006 $125,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $81,000 training reimbursement
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $800,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2011 $1,750,000 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2013 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $740,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc . Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2014 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Kentucky state 2015 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
Cerro Flow Products, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $303,151 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $275,462 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2009 $753,279 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2010 $666,281 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 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
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana local 2017 $1,719,005 property tax abatement
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