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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2005 $46,800 training reimbursement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $21,000 grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $200,000 grant
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Nebraska state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2005 $3,052,987 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
300 CrossPoint (GEICO) New York local 2005 $231,822 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2005 $60,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2005 $36,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2005 $24,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MiTek Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Indiana state 2005 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE United States federal 2005 $100,000 federal grant
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
Environment One Corporation New York state 2005 $373,071 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2005 $72,558 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2005 $11,525,838 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2005 $6,355,642 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2005 $1,064,994 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2005 $8,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
SEE'S CANDIES, INC. California state 2006 $39,195 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Corporation California state 2006 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld/Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2006 $125,000 tax credit/rebate
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $13,106,556 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Co. New York state 2006 $6,324,949 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Co. New York state 2006 $3,256,754 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2006 $400,621 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Co. New York state 2006 $118,395 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2006 $6,775 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH Inc. New York state 2006 $6,200 enterprise zone
Saranac Power Partners - North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2006 $3,086,266 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $388,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $56,085 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2006 $32,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2006 $17,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2006 $300,000 grant
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 $56,521 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2006 $443,140 property tax abatement
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $4,300,000 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
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $46,500 training reimbursement
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY United States federal 2006 $3,435,000 federal grant
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Noveon, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
GEICO General Insurance Co. New York state 2007 $14,500,574 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2007 $5,770,241 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2007 $4,602,680 enterprise zone
Environment One Corp. New York state 2007 $360,510 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corp. New York state 2007 $114,300 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2007 $82,880 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2007 $4,520 enterprise zone
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2007 $2,892,573 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2007 $47,962 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2007 $29,388 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2007 $7,105 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Dale McLouth - PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2007 $11,883 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2007 $16,170 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2007 $5,493 tax credit/rebate
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Union Underwear Company, Inc. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International Inc. Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2007 $43,580 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $14,986 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $172,497 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2007 $2,674,770 property tax abatement
The Medical Protective Company Indiana state 2007 $725,000 tax credit/rebate
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