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 Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
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
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
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
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
Richline Group, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $216,375 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
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
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
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 $56,521 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Wisconsin state 2008 $260,500 tax credit/rebate
L.A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $5,024 tax credit/rebate
ACME BRICK COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $102,396 tax credit/rebate
L. A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $247,741 tax credit/rebate
Union Underwear Company, Inc. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $11,200 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $85,459 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville International, Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Mouser Electronics Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,500 tax credit/rebate
Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $8,333 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
NetJets Inc. Ohio state 2008 $11,709,508 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Ohio state 2009 $522,294 tax credit/rebate
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