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 Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2015 $5,055 property tax abatement
L.A. DARLING COMPANY Arkansas state 2010 $5,024 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Co. Colorado state 2014 $4,973 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries, Inc. Pennsylvania state 2014 $4,921 tax credit/rebate
HELICOMB INTERNATIONAL INC Oklahoma state 2010 $4,894 tax credit/rebate
CMH Manufacturing, Inc. North Carolina state 2008 $4,873 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. Kentucky state 2008 $4,810 training reimbursement
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $4,737 tax credit/rebate
PCC AIRFOILS LLC Ohio state 2010 $4,600 grant
McLane Foodservice Inc. New York state 2007 $4,520 enterprise zone
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2008 $4,300 property tax abatement
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2010 $4,136 enterprise zone
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2004 $4,021 training reimbursement
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $3,987 grant
McLane Foodservice, Inc. New York state 2011 $3,800 enterprise zone
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2011 $3,633 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2008 $3,567 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $3,352 tax credit/rebate
The Buffalo News, A Division of OBH, Inc. New York state 2005 $3,100 enterprise zone
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2009 $2,819 training reimbursement
UNION TANK CAR CO Maine state 2013 $2,676 property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $2,450 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2014 $2,447 tax credit/rebate
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2013 $2,431 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2001 $2,400 training reimbursement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2009 $1,785 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2010 $1,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2011 $1,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,712 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2017 $1,687 tax credit/rebate
FLIGHTSAFETY INT'L INC #2 Oklahoma state 2012 $1,619 grant
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS, INC. California state 2013 $1,440 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,387 tax credit/rebate
Cerro Flow Products Inc Utah state 2011 $1,300 training reimbursement
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2014 $1,245 tax credit/rebate
Klune Industries Utah state 2010 $1,209 training reimbursement
FlightSafety International, Inc. Kansas local 2003 $21,000,000 loan or bond financing
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $7,952,604 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ken's Spray Equipment, Inc. United States federal 2012 $3,488,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Railserve, Inc. United States federal 2015 $2,809,401 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2013 $2,576,784 federal loan or loan guarantee
SHAW INDUSTRIES, INC. United States federal 2010 $1,800,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,363,717 federal loan or loan guarantee
Exacta Aerospace Inc United States federal 2011 $1,274,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb International Corp United States federal 2012 $1,126,151 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $1,041,551 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2012 $670,407 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2011 $456,297 federal loan or loan guarantee
Ctb, Inc. United States federal 2010 $344,451 federal loan or loan guarantee
Johns Manville Corporation California state 2006 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane/Suneast Inc. California state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
McLane Midwest Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Ingersoll Cutting Tool Company Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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
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
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1998 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2000 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville International #1 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2001 undisclosed property tax abatement
CMH Manufacturing Inc. Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #2 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l #3 Texas state 2002 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2003 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (RP)#3 Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2A Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Int'l/Schuller Int'l (TPP)#2B Texas state 2004 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2006 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Mansville Corporation #4 Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
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