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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2009 $10,352 property tax abatement
GEICO Florida state 1998 $1,363,688 grant
Forest River, Inc. Oregon state 2004 $43,700 training reimbursement
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 training reimbursement
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
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
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2011 $7,875 property tax abatement
Union Underwear Company, Inc. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Mississippi state 2009 $7,786 training reimbursement
EcoWater Systems, LLC Mississippi state 2011 $19,637 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $11,200 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $85,459 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation - La Porte Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Deer Park Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Pasadena Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2011 $8,040 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2011 $1,300 training reimbursement
Klune Industries Utah state 2010 $1,209 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2010 $5,599 training reimbursement
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2009 $8,635 training reimbursement
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2009 $2,819 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Homemakers Plaza, Inc. Iowa state 2009 $32,120 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company - Darling Store Fixtures Division Arkansas state 2009 $15,921 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2009 $17,920 training reimbursement
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2011 $6,400 training reimbursement
MiTek Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International Inc. Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE Alabama state 2008 $8,400 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
MCLANE/SUNEAST, INC. California state 2011 $16,043 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2011 $18,160 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2011 $59,418 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
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
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GRAVER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2012 $7,982 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
McLane New Jersey, Inc./McLane Company, Inc. New Jersey state 2002 $704,640 grant
Government Employees Insurance Company New Jersey state 2005 $706,050 grant
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
GEICO Arizona state 2003 $701,146 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
GEICO Arizona state 2007 $416,128 training reimbursement
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2008 $150,000 grant
NETJETS INC Ohio state 2008 $2,000,000 grant
MCSWAIN MANUFACTURING CORP Ohio state 2012 $138,828 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2008 $34,000 grant
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2010 $4,600 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2012 $327,000 grant
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
NetJets Inc. Ohio state 2008 $11,709,508 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Ohio state 2009 $522,294 tax credit/rebate
Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc. Ohio state 2011 $204,962 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $28,132 tax credit/rebate
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