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; [...]

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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$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 Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,580 training reimbursement
McLane Eastern, Inc. New Hampshire state 2008 $8,040 training reimbursement
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
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
Oriental Trading Company, Inc. Nebraska state 2013 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Nebraska state 2016 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MCLANE MIDWEST, INC. Missouri state 2012 $999,983 tax credit/rebate
McLane Mississippi state 2009 $7,786 training reimbursement
EcoWater Systems, LLC Mississippi state 2011 $19,637 training reimbursement
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
NSS Technologies, Inc. Michigan state 2010 $14,000 training reimbursement
GENERAL FOODS CORPORATION Michigan local 1993 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1995 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 1997 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORP. Michigan local 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORP. Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
CANNON-MUSKEGON CORPORATION Michigan local 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
CPI ENGINEERING SERVICES INC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC Michigan local 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTSCOMPANY,LLC Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Precision Edge Surgical Products Company LLC Michigan state 2014 $55,189 training reimbursement
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Richline Group, Inc. Massachusetts state 2013 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Complementary Coatings Corporation Maryland local 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2010 $8,533 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2009 $10,352 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2011 $7,875 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2012 $7,982 property tax abatement
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2013 $7,130 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2014 $6,016 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2015 $5,055 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2016 $6,344 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2017 $6,060 property tax abatement
Cerro Flow Products, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $303,151 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2008 $275,462 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2009 $753,279 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, Inc. Louisiana state 2010 $666,281 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $54,087 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $758,962 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $409,550 property tax abatement
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana state 2016 $1,604,000 property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $263,104 property tax abatement
FlightSafety International Inc. Louisiana local 2017 $1,719,005 property tax abatement
Noveon, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,810 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $5,165 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2010 $25,000 training reimbursement
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
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $81,000 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
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2013 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $740,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $3,000,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc . Kentucky state 2014 $25,000 training reimbursement
Campbell Hausfeld / Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2014 $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $480,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Kentucky state 2014 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Huntington Alloys Corporation Kentucky state 2015 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
Weaver Manufacturing Kansas state 2009 $32,941 training reimbursement
Exacta Aerospace Kansas state 2010 $28,600 training reimbursement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
McLane Food Service Kansas local 2016 $44,537 tax credit/rebate
Homemakers Plaza, Inc. Iowa state 2009 $32,120 training reimbursement
Union Tank Car Company Iowa state 2015 $80,000 grant
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2012 $129,750 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2011 $516,700 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2010 $1,038,040 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2009 $1,382,180 property tax abatement
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