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
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2015 $377,146 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2015 $15,767 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2015 $4,205,623 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2015 $1,362,898 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2015 $1,995,338 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $466,642 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2015 $2,436,339 tax credit/rebate
L A DARLING COMPANY LLC Arkansas state 2014 $29,100 training reimbursement
McLane Company, Inc . Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries - Anderson South Carolina state 2014 $149,942 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries South Carolina state 2014 $57,942 training reimbursement
HACKNEY LADISH INC Arkansas state 2014 $10,383 training reimbursement
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2014 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2014 $6,016 property tax abatement
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
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $26,786 tax credit/rebate
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
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2014 $35,934 training reimbursement
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2014 $1,850,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $709,063 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $3,576,403 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2014 $4,921 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2014 $55,189 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $188,006 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $163,215 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $91,746 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $73,525 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $56,263 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $51,042 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $48,766 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,330 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $42,573 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $30,971 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $20,126 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $15,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $14,808 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $13,561 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $10,772 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $6,472 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Co. Colorado state 2014 $4,973 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $3,352 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,387 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,245 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company California state 2014 $10,948 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2014 $318,748 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
GEICO General Insurance Company New York state 2014 $6,987,821 enterprise zone
GEICO Indemnity Company New York state 2014 $12,985,478 enterprise zone
Government Employees Insurance Company New York state 2014 $2,084,057 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2014 $111,562 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $410,236 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $3,061,715 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $2,727,500 tax credit/rebate
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2013 $772,500 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
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2013 $7,130 property tax abatement
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