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 Value Loan/Bailout Valuesort icon Type of Subsidy
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
Union Tank Car Company Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2005 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
S P S TECHNOLOGIES INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTL INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST INC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE LLC Washington state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Graver Technologies Delaware state 2011 undisclosed training reimbursement
Union Underwear Company, Inc. South Carolina state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
The Lubrizol Corporation - La Porte Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Deer Park Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
The Lubrizol Corporation - Pasadena Texas state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Johns Manville Nevada state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Johns Manville International, Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Mouser Electronics Inc. Texas local 2000 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
PRECISION EDGE SURGICAL PRODUCTSCOMPANY,LLC Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Johns Manville Corp. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
MiTek Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Geico Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2005 undisclosed enterprise zone
FlightSafety International Inc. Arizona state 2006 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International, Inc Arizona state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Flightsafety International Inc. Arizona state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
GEICO Arizona state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
Shaw Industries, Inc. South Carolina state 2011 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
BENJAMIN MOORE & COMPANY New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GRAVER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
NetJets, Inc. (Executive Jet) Ohio local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
NetJets Inc. & Bridgeway Partners LLC Ohio local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Complementary Coatings Corporation Maryland local 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sager Electrical Supply Co., Inc. Massachusetts state 1998 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
TBV, Inc. Massachusetts state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
MCLANE FOODSERVICE, INC. California state 2012 undisclosed training reimbursement
Precision Castparts Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp. West Virginia state 2007 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
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
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