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; [...]

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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 Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $28,784 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2010 $28,718 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $28,661 tax credit/rebate
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 training reimbursement
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $28,132 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 $27,132 training reimbursement
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $26,789 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $26,786 tax credit/rebate
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2014 $26,507 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTL INC #2 Oklahoma state 2014 $26,435 grant
Environment One New York local 2008 $26,366 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2003 $25,600 enterprise zone
Noveon, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $25,000 cost reimbursement
McLane Company, Inc . Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
Empire Distributors Of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $24,833 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2005 $24,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Penn Machine Company Pennsylvania state $23,340 training reimbursement
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. DBA CHERRY AEROSPACE California state 2010 $22,945 training reimbursement
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $21,822 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 $21,390 training reimbursement
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2012 $21,214 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2013 $21,214 enterprise zone
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2016 $21,030 property tax abatement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $21,000 grant
TTI United States federal 2003 $20,646 federal grant
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $20,126 tax credit/rebate
Environment One Corporation New York state 2008 $20,002 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
EcoWater Systems, LLC Mississippi state 2011 $19,637 training reimbursement
Environment One New York local 2009 $19,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $18,562 tax credit/rebate
Environment One New York local 2010 $18,559 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2011 $18,160 training reimbursement
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $17,935 tax credit/rebate
L.A. Darling Company Arkansas state 2009 $17,920 training reimbursement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2006 $17,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $17,563 grant
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $17,293 tax credit/rebate
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2014 $17,080 property tax abatement
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $16,790 grant
Empire Distributors of North Carolina, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,500 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2013 $16,400 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2008 $16,269 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
PCC Structurals Oregon state 2007 $16,170 tax credit/rebate
MCLANE/SUNEAST, INC. California state 2011 $16,043 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $15,973 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2013 $15,958 tax credit/rebate
L.A. Darling Company - Darling Store Fixtures Division Arkansas state 2009 $15,921 training reimbursement
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS California state 2008 $15,791 training reimbursement
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2015 $15,767 enterprise zone
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2011 $15,403 enterprise zone
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $15,125 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $14,986 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $14,808 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2012 $14,759 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $14,357 tax credit/rebate
NSS Technologies, Inc. Michigan state 2010 $14,000 training reimbursement
GEICO Casualty Company New York state 2014 $13,785 enterprise zone
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2007 $13,693 property tax abatement
Pacificorp Oregon state 2010 $13,667 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $13,561 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2017 $13,467 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $13,299 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2012 $12,775 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2014 $12,758 grant
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2011 $12,700 enterprise zone
Unarco Industries, LLC Virginia state 2012 $12,507 enterprise zone
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $12,372 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2017 $12,319 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Oregon state 2013 $12,221 property tax abatement
Johns Manville Alabama state 2009 $12,116 cost reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $12,064 tax credit/rebate
Dale McLouth - PCC Structurals, Inc. Oregon state 2007 $11,883 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
Precision Castparts Corp. Oregon state 2012 $11,329 tax credit/rebate
Environment One New York local 2011 $11,283 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 $11,200 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $11,145 tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2009 $11,060 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company California state 2014 $10,948 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $10,772 tax credit/rebate
HACKNEY LADISH INC Arkansas state 2014 $10,383 training reimbursement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2009 $10,352 property tax abatement
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $9,889 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $9,352 tax credit/rebate
Cerro Wire and Cable Utah state 2009 $8,635 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,580 training reimbursement
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