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 Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Environment One Corp. New York local 2006 $32,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2010 $33,634 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $33,674 training reimbursement
SPECIAL METALS, INC. Oklahoma state 2016 $33,961 tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2008 $34,000 grant
Environment One Corporation New York state 2010 $34,277 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2010 $34,520 enterprise zone
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2013 $34,628 training reimbursement
McLane Company New York local 2008 $34,656 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2009 $35,455 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2014 $35,934 training reimbursement
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2010 $36,389 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corp. New York local 2005 $36,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $37,003 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2004 $37,400 enterprise zone
TITANIUM METALS CORP Ohio state 2009 $37,500 grant
SEE'S CANDIES, INC. California state 2006 $39,195 training reimbursement
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $39,620 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $40,343 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2013 $40,359 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2008 $40,804 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $41,482 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $42,573 tax credit/rebate
Unarco Industries, Inc. Virginia state 2009 $42,825 training reimbursement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2013 $43,080 property tax abatement
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2007 $43,580 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2008 $43,666 enterprise zone
Forest River, Inc. Oregon state 2004 $43,700 training reimbursement
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2009 $44,235 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,330 tax credit/rebate
McLane Food Service Kansas local 2016 $44,537 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $44,808 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2006 $46,500 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE CORPORATION California state 2005 $46,800 training reimbursement
CTB, Inc. Indiana state 2008 $47,100 training reimbursement
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 $47,659 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS INC Washington state 2015 $47,948 tax credit/rebate
McLane Northeast New York local 2007 $47,962 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2004 $48,230 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $48,766 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $49,345 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE Ohio state 2013 $50,000 grant
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $51,042 tax credit/rebate
Primus International Washington state 2012 $51,500 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2008 $52,988 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2003 $53,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2009 $53,796 training reimbursement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2014 $55,189 training reimbursement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $56,085 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $56,263 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2015 $56,374 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 $56,521 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2008 $57,752 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2012 $57,753 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Shaw Industries South Carolina state 2014 $57,942 training reimbursement
Environment One Corporation New York state 2012 $58,966 enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2011 $59,418 training reimbursement
McLane Northeast New York local 2005 $60,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2008 $61,563 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $65,035 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2004 $67,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $68,699 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2017 $68,720 property tax abatement
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $69,895 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company United States federal 2010 $70,000 federal grant
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $70,586 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $71,065 tax credit/rebate
NETJETS SERVICES INC Ohio state 2014 $71,333 grant
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2015 $71,489 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2005 $72,558 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $73,525 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corporation New York state 2009 $73,822 enterprise zone
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC United States federal 2005 $74,982 federal grant
Huntington Alloys Corporation Kentucky state 2015 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $75,273 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $76,431 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corporation New York state 2013 $76,721 enterprise zone
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2003 $78,935 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2004 $79,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $79,268 tax credit/rebate
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $80,532 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $81,000 training reimbursement
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2007 $82,880 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $82,998 tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $85,459 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $87,852 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $91,101 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE CO Indiana local 2016 $91,200 property tax abatement
GEICO Arizona state 2005 $91,291 training reimbursement
SHAW INDUSTRIES South Carolina state 2010 $91,439 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $91,746 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2008 $96,287 tax credit/rebate
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