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$1,563,200,630633
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$200,201,36921
TOTAL$1,763,401,999654
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 2012.

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.

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.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Texas$802,720,0002
New York$392,763,877170
Ohio$76,184,40319
Indiana$74,576,70644
Louisiana$74,536,82614
All other$142,418,818384

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Sourcesort icon Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $67,171 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Washington state 2017 $47,671 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC. Washington state 2017 $40,382 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST, INC. Washington state 2017 $29,789 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2017 $13,467 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2017 $35,891 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $32,944 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2017 $9,889 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2017 $121,850 tax credit/rebate
COMPASS AEROSPACE NORTHWEST, INC. Washington state 2017 $45,202 tax credit/rebate
GCM NORTH AMERICAN AEROSPACE, LLC Washington state 2017 $32,634 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Colorado state 2018 $456,840 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $244,614 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $210,376 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $181,727 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $166,862 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $155,950 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $142,627 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $104,062 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $85,073 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $81,476 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $80,861 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Colorado state 2018 $68,191 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $63,080 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $63,024 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $62,388 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $60,895 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $43,323 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $43,156 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $38,332 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $36,108 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $32,233 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $30,818 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $30,684 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $23,504 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $22,599 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $20,763 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $19,799 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $18,441 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $13,991 tax credit/rebate
McLane Foodservice, Inc. Colorado state 2019 $11,198 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $10,952 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $9,850 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $8,250 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $6,367 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $4,211 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $3,639 tax credit/rebate
BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY Colorado state 2019 $3,092 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $1,762 tax credit/rebate
BNSF Railway Company Colorado state 2018 $1,304 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company Florida state 2018 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
McLane Company, Inc. Florida state 2018 $375,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2019 $16,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2019 $6,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Forest River, Inc. Indiana state 2019 $1,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) Indiana state 2019 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
Precision Castparts Corp West Virginia state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
JOHNS MANVILLE California state 2019 $429,044 training reimbursement
Union Tank Car Kansas state 2019 $125,000 grant
Union Tank Car Company Kansas state 2019 undisclosed grant
UTLX Manufacturing LLC Louisiana State 2020 $1,802,788 tax credit
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2018 $2,790 property tax abatement
JOHNS MANVILLE Maine state 2019 $2,790 property tax abatement
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2019 $277,007 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2017 $150,159 tax credit/rebate
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. North Carolina state 2018 $147,356 tax credit/rebate
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $26,039 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2019 $292,296 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2018 $285,580 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2019 $272,468 tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2019 $254,977 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2018 $230,101 tax credit/rebate
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION Washington state 2018 $154,665 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2018 $132,712 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2019 $128,638 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Washington state 2018 $65,746 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2018 $63,377 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2019 $61,689 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC. Washington state 2019 $56,807 tax credit/rebate
SPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Washington state 2019 $51,557 tax credit/rebate
PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC. Washington state 2018 $48,468 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2019 $17,262 tax credit/rebate
DESIGNED METAL CONNECTIONS INC Washington state 2018 $15,608 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2018 $35,260 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2018 $29,755 tax credit/rebate
ACCRA MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2019 $24,522 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2019 $21,438 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2019 $6,808 tax credit/rebate
FTI MANUFACTURING, INC. Washington state 2018 $6,416 tax credit/rebate
PRIMUS INTERNATIONAL INC. Washington state 2018 $262,869 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2018 $35,509 tax credit/rebate
UNIVERSITY SWAGING CORPORATION Washington state 2019 $24,542 tax credit/rebate
GEICO New York multiple 2003 $102,400,000 MEGADEAL
Union Tank Car (now owned by Berkshire Hathaway) Louisiana multiple 2004 $65,200,000 MEGADEAL
NetJets and FlightSafety International Ohio multiple 2008 $67,600,000 MEGADEAL
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
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