Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
CenturyLink
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CTL)
Headquartered in: 
Louisiana
Major Industry: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry: 
telecommunications
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$35,564,618311
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$13,757,4986
TOTAL$49,322,116317
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$500,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$1,828,0001
TOTAL$2,328,0002
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1987. 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 2016.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

CENTURY LINK; CENTURY MARKETING SOLUTIONS; CENTURYLINK; CENTURYLINK QWEST; CENTURYLINK, INC - QEST CORPORATION; CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPROATION; CENTURYTEL; CONTINENTAL HOLDING; EMBARQ; LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS; LEVEL 3 EON; QWEST; SAVVIS COMMUNICATIONS; TELCOVE; TIER 3 INC; TIME WARNER TELECOM; UNITED TELEPHONE OF OHIO

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Colorado$10,363,834260
Louisiana$7,603,36114
Oklahoma$4,275,23413
Wisconsin$4,000,0001
Idaho$3,180,6846
All other$6,141,50517

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Companysort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Century Link Montana state 2011 $452,721 training reimbursement
Century Link Tennessee state 2013 $43,200 training reimbursement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2008 $51,990 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2009 $92,532 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2010 $259,136 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $314,492 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $7,098 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $134,306 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $215,992 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $157,963 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $128,414 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $27,659 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $23,519 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solutions Louisiana local 2017 $498,176 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solutions, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $531,428 property tax abatement
CENTURYLINK INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $14,899 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $18,291 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2016 $3,298 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2016 $39,732 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $170,334 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $86,637 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $55,770 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $51,891 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $46,914 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2015 $43,621 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $37,828 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $35,642 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $24,522 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $17,576 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $15,013 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $14,370 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $12,887 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $12,236 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $11,827 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $11,724 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $9,199 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $9,057 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $8,975 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $7,262 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $5,024 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $3,957 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $3,115 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $2,954 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $2,790 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $1,009 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,122 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,154 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,172 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,369 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,504 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,543 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,577 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,589 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,600 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,677 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,698 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,748 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,756 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,788 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,798 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,856 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,085 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,098 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,143 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,330 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,354 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,362 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,381 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,541 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,561 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,656 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,765 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,934 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,938 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $3,440 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $3,561 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $3,595 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $3,838 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $3,890 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $3,921 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $3,974 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,039 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,150 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,200 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,448 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,578 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,662 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,716 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,781 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,954 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $5,162 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,185 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,351 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,782 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,192 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,421 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,655 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,656 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,661 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,843 tax credit/rebate
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