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$37,865,892492
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$13,757,4986
TOTAL$51,623,390498
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 2017.

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 CENTURYLINK COMMUNICATIONS; CENTURYLINK CENTURYTEL OF COLORADO; CENTURYLINK CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE; CENTURYLINK QWEEST; CENTURYLINK QWEST; CENTURYLINK QWEST BROADBAND SVC; 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$12,665,108441
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 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
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 CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $95,679 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $84,697 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $66,781 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $65,612 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2018 $65,260 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $38,210 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $36,197 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $35,933 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $34,946 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $34,351 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $29,443 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $25,369 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $22,404 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $19,645 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $19,578 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $16,692 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $15,318 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $14,433 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $14,121 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $12,246 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $12,151 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $11,347 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $11,285 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $10,838 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $10,311 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $9,553 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $9,132 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $8,421 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,902 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,671 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,479 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,272 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,027 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,313 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,235 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,089 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,678 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,530 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,413 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,376 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,302 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,108 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,065 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,916 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,767 tax credit/rebate
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