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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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 1987 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications Inc. Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Time Warner Telecom Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Qwest Communications Corporation Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Qwest International, Inc. Pennsylvania state $500,000 loan or bond financing
Continental Holdings, Inc United States federal 2007 $1,828,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,002 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $1,009 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,016 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,019 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,042 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,069 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,073 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,122 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,124 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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,177 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,205 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $1,336 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,360 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,369 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,426 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,439 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $1,440 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $1,440 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,462 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,504 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,516 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,532 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,534 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,543 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,574 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 CORPROATION Colorado state 2017 $1,597 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,600 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,650 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,670 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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,728 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,738 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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,768 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,776 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,784 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,788 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,797 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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,858 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,886 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,902 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,962 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,969 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
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,201 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $2,221 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,239 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,263 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $2,271 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $2,281 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $2,329 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
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $2,435 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,488 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
Qwest Utah state 2009 $2,690 training reimbursement
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2013 $2,705 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $2,765 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $2,790 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2016 $2,862 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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $2,942 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $2,954 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $2,989 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,025 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,082 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,108 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $3,115 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $3,282 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2016 $3,298 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $3,360 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $3,440 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $3,443 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $3,561 tax credit/rebate
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