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 Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2017 $81,195 tax credit/rebate
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
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE, LLC Washington state 2017 $90,900 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
TITANIUM METALS CORP Washington state 2015 $98,225 tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE United States federal 2005 $100,000 federal grant
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $101,104 tax credit/rebate
ACME BRICK COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $102,396 tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation Ohio state 2015 $108,000 tax credit/rebate
PCC Structurals, Inc Oregon state 2008 $108,388 tax credit/rebate
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2014 $111,562 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $113,819 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corp. New York state 2007 $114,300 enterprise zone
JOHNS MANVILLE INTERNATIONAL, INC. - WILLOWS FACILITY California state 2003 $117,195 training reimbursement
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2009 $118,325 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Casualty Co. New York state 2006 $118,395 enterprise zone
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $119,196 tax credit/rebate
HUNTINGTON ALLOYS United States federal 2002 $120,000 federal grant
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2017 $121,850 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $122,489 tax credit/rebate
Campbell Hausfeld/Scott Fetzer Company Kentucky state 2006 $125,000 tax credit/rebate
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $128,575 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals New York local 2009 $128,706 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2012 $129,750 property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2010 $131,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corporation New York state 2011 $133,790 enterprise zone
Special Metals New York local 2011 $137,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MCSWAIN MANUFACTURING CORP Ohio state 2012 $138,828 grant
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $139,232 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC Washington state 2015 $142,015 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals New York local 2013 $143,854 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2012 $144,080 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $149,275 tax credit/rebate
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY (GEICO) California state 2003 $149,682 training reimbursement
Shaw Industries - Anderson South Carolina state 2014 $149,942 training reimbursement
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2008 $150,000 grant
Huntington Alloys Corporation Indiana state 2012 $150,000 training reimbursement
Forest River Manufacturing, LLC Indiana state 2018 $150,000 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $163,215 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $164,567 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2007 $172,497 tax credit/rebate
MARMON RETAIL & END USER TECHNOLOGIES INC Oklahoma state 2013 $174,019 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $177,000 enterprise zone
SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2015 $177,277 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $183,888 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $188,006 tax credit/rebate
UNARCO INDUSTRIES,INC Oklahoma state 2008 $193,484 tax credit/rebate
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $195,831 property tax abatement
Complementary Coatings Corp. New York state 2008 $197,188 enterprise zone
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 $200,000 grant
Ecowater Mississippi state 2010 $200,000 grant/loan hybrid program
PacifiCorp Oregon state 2010 $202,573 tax credit/rebate
Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc. Ohio state 2011 $204,962 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2015 $207,033 tax credit/rebate
The Buffalo News, Inc. New York state 2012 $209,248 enterprise zone
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2013 $215,026 tax credit/rebate
Richline Group, Inc. Rhode Island state 2009 $216,375 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $220,746 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York local 2017 $226,719 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals Corporation New York state 2001 $227,000 enterprise zone
300 CrossPoint (GEICO) New York local 2005 $231,822 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Oregon state 2013 $232,910 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2017 $238,338 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $242,087 tax credit/rebate
FlightSafety International Inc. Florida state 2005 $245,000 tax credit/rebate
GEICO Arizona state 2015 $245,507 training reimbursement
L. A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $247,741 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York local 2016 $248,155 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $250,000 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $252,320 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Wisconsin state 2008 $260,500 tax credit/rebate
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