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$1,525,775,814546
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$190,410,94018
TOTAL$1,716,186,754564
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$48,760,54636
All other$132,969,082307

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
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
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
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2010 $8,533 property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
NSS Technologies, Inc. Michigan state 2010 $14,000 training reimbursement
Empire Distributors Of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $24,833 tax credit/rebate
Alloyworks, LLC North Carolina state 2008 $29,547 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $4,873 tax credit/rebate
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Nebraska state 1992 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Central States of Omaha Companies Nebraska state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp. Nebraska state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Omaha World Herald Company Nebraska state 1999 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Applied Underwriters, Inc. Nebraska state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. Nebraska state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation Nebraska state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company Nebraska state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Nebraska state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Applied Underwriters, Inc. Nebraska state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,580 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,040 training reimbursement
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
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
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
PCC Structurals, Inc Oregon state 2008 $108,388 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2008 $61,563 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2008 $96,287 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp. Oregon state 2009 $6,705 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2009 $118,325 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2010 $28,718 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $122,489 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $69,895 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $28,784 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $316,265 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $202,573 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $119,196 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $70,586 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $601,253 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $563,283 tax credit/rebate
Pacificorp Oregon state 2010 $13,667 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $128,575 tax credit/rebate
Penn Machine Company Pennsylvania state $23,340 training reimbursement
Mclane Eastern Inc Pennsylvania state $300,000 grant
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Richline Group, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $216,375 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville International #1 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
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