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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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
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,017 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 2019 $1,083 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 CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,155 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,166 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - Centurylink Communications, LLC Colorado state 2019 $1,169 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,172 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,175 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,177 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,179 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,205 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,221 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,311 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 2019 $1,367 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,369 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,376 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,394 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,416 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,420 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. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,474 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,474 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,495 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,498 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
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,521 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
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,572 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,573 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
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,652 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,670 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF COLORADO, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,670 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,677 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,679 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,698 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,709 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,720 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,728 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,737 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
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $1,767 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
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,878 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,886 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,890 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,902 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $1,919 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $1,942 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 2019 $1,993 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $2,049 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $2,056 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $2,084 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
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