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
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,843 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,182 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,560 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,906 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $8,106 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $8,317 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $8,521 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $8,710 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $9,441 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $9,741 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,017 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,280 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $10,316 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,453 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $10,563 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,592 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $11,454 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $12,100 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,111 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,197 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,492 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $13,144 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $13,983 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $14,591 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $14,645 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $14,858 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $15,601 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $15,787 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $15,921 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $16,523 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $16,787 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $17,395 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $19,757 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $20,158 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $20,401 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $22,632 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $23,342 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $26,105 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $27,949 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $28,919 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $29,599 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $32,675 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $42,578 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $46,353 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $47,997 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $49,758 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $59,380 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $73,845 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $74,920 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $103,678 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $125,908 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $157,656 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $275,351 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPROATION Colorado state 2017 $1,597 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,776 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,797 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC, QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,552 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. Kansas state 2011 $1,610,434 training reimbursement
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2015 $43,160 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $37,786 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $51,597 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $89,121 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK. INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $3,652 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK. INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,565 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK. INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $96,496 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc Colorado state $64,855 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF COLORADO, INC Colorado state 2017 $3,610 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2013 $11,564 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2013 $3,960 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2013 $2,705 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,886 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,201 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $4,589 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $6,285 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $7,977 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,069 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,205 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,360 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,532 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,574 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $2,221 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $2,271 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $3,282 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $3,816 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $4,170 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $4,352 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $4,728 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $6,354 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $8,838 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state $203,044 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $29,750 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $19,809 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $10,587 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $8,909 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $6,894 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $3,360 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $2,942 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $2,329 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,902 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,784 tax credit/rebate
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