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 CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,366 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,313 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,235 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,089 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,678 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,530 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,413 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,376 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,376 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,240 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $4,690 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $3,713 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $3,519 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $3,488 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $3,048 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,962 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,922 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,705 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,687 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,686 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,659 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,488 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,393 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,390 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,352 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,320 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,310 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,049 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,767 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,737 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,720 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,709 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,573 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,521 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,498 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,474 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,221 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,179 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,155 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,017 tax credit/rebate
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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,738 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,650 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,439 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,019 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2016 $2,862 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,002 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,016 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,042 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,073 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,124 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,177 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,426 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,462 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,516 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,534 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,670 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,728 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,768 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,858 tax credit/rebate
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