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; [...]

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$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 Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
Saranac Power Partners - Mid American Holdings Co. New York local 2003 $2,383,252 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2003 $78,935 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2003 $53,361 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2004 $2,884,448 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2004 $299,652 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2004 $79,042 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company (Mr. Christopher Cook) New York local 2004 $67,708 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2004 $48,230 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
MidAmerican Holdings Co. (North Country Gas Pipeline - Saranac Power Partners) New York local 2005 $3,052,987 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals Corporation New York local 2005 $293,154 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
300 CrossPoint (GEICO) New York local 2005 $231,822 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2005 $60,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2005 $36,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2005 $24,199 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners - North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2006 $3,086,266 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $388,128 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building (300 CrossPoint) New York local 2006 $316,981 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2006 $56,085 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One Corp. New York local 2006 $32,602 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies, Inc. New York local 2006 $17,831 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2007 $2,892,573 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2007 $459,491 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2007 $184,429 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2007 $47,962 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2007 $29,388 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2007 $7,105 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2009 $2,621,904 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2009 $365,772 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2009 $128,706 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2009 $19,487 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $13,317 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2009 $11,060 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Northeast New York local 2009 $8,290 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2009 $1,785 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
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
GEICO Virginia local 1998 $750,000 grant
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2010 $7,057 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2010 $131,101 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2010 $315,767 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2010 $1,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2010 $18,559 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2010 $318,721 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
Special Metals New York local 2008 $285,528 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2008 $3,567 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2008 $26,366 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
McLane Company New York local 2008 $34,656 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2008 $428,348 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2008 $57,752 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2008 $2,649,419 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2011 $1,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Graver Technologies Inc. New York local 2011 $3,633 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2011 $11,283 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2011 $137,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2011 $395,483 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Nebraska Furniture Mart (owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Texas local 2011 $802,000,000 MEGADEAL
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
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2008 $1,879,827 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2007 $2,674,770 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY Indiana local 2006 $443,140 property tax abatement
SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. Tennessee local 2012 undisclosed property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2013 $43,080 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Grp., Inc. Tennessee local 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2007 $13,693 property tax abatement
MCLANE FOOD SERVICE, INC Tennessee local 2008 $4,300 property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2012 $365,702 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2012 $311,824 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2012 $144,080 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2012 $57,753 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Environment One New York local 2012 $6,643 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
UTLX Manufacturing, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $531,326 property tax abatement
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY THE Indiana local 2014 $17,080 property tax abatement
Special Metals, Inc. New York local 2013 $2,431 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Special Metals New York local 2013 $143,854 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
GEICO Building -300 CrossPoint Pkwy New York local 2013 $312,132 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2013 $377,074 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. Tennessee local 2014 undisclosed property tax abatement
Saranac Power Partners/North Country Gas Pipeline New York local 2014 $387,659 tax credit/rebate
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