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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2003 $25,600 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2004 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2005 $8,000 enterprise zone
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2011 $3,800 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2009 $19,719 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2002 $20,000 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2003 $16,200 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2011 $64,142 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2012 $39,279 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2013 $21,498 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2014 $44,991 enterprise zone
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2015 $334,114 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2004 $2,000,000 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2008 $6,152 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2009 $421,301 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2010 $954,670 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2011 $19,440 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2002 $69,644 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2013 $34,908 enterprise zone
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2016 $373,281 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2016 $266,558 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York local 2016 $248,155 tax credit/rebate
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2017 $386,048 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2017 $238,338 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York local 2017 $226,719 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2017 $81,195 tax credit/rebate
Environment One New York local 2018 $1,463 grant
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
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
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $16,226 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2011 $17,935 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $5,781 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $11,145 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $304,267 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $26,789 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $12,372 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $5,735 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Caledonian Alloys, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $26,786 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $7,512 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $12,064 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $242,087 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $534,029 tax credit/rebate
NetJets, Inc. (Executive Jet) Ohio local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets Inc. & Bridgeway Partners LLC Ohio local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
Johns Manville International, Inc. Ohio state 1994 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, Inc. Ohio state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
NetJets Inc. et al. Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, Inc. Ohio state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PCC Airfoils, LLC Ohio state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
NetJets and FlightSafety International Ohio multiple 2008 $67,600,000 MEGADEAL
NETJETS SERVICES INC Ohio state 2014 $71,333 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2014 $26,507 grant
LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC Ohio state 2015 $16,913 grant
Union Tank Car Company Ohio state 2015 $607,000 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 $108,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $709,063 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $3,576,403 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets, Inc.; FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International, Inc. Ohio local 2014 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $28,132 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2009 $35,455 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2008 $40,804 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2007 $43,580 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $4,894 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $15,125 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $14,986 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $28,661 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $31,648 tax credit/rebate
SPECIAL METALS,INC Oklahoma state 2010 $36,389 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2009 $87,852 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $172,497 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $193,484 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2013 $18,148 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $1,619 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $3,987 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $6,058 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $8,463 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $11,462 grant
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2013 $18,156 grant
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