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
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $14,370 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
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $14,780 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $14,858 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $14,899 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $14,929 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $15,013 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $15,601 tax credit/rebate
Embarq-Ft. Myer Florida state 2012 $15,612 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $15,787 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $15,872 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 2014 $17,576 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $17,616 tax credit/rebate
UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF OHIO Ohio state 2009 $18,000 grant
CENTURYLINK INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $18,291 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $19,757 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $19,809 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
Embarq-Leesburg Florida state 2012 $21,658 training reimbursement
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $22,581 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
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2016 $23,519 property tax abatement
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $24,522 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $26,105 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $26,369 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $27,659 property tax abatement
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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $29,750 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $30,552 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $32,162 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $32,162 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $32,675 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $33,306 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $35,429 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $35,642 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $36,150 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $36,322 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $37,786 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $37,828 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2016 $39,732 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $42,578 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2015 $43,160 tax credit/rebate
Century Link Tennessee state 2013 $43,200 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2015 $43,621 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $46,353 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $46,914 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $47,997 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $48,236 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $49,758 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $51,597 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $51,891 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2008 $51,990 property tax abatement
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $55,770 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $59,380 tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2015 $61,434 training reimbursement
TIER 3 INC Washington state 2013 $62,595 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc Colorado state $64,855 tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2016 $67,692 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $73,845 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $74,920 tax credit/rebate
SAVVIS COMMUNICATIONS INC Missouri state 2006 $85,746 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $86,637 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc. - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2016 $89,121 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2009 $92,532 property tax abatement
CENTURYLINK. INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $96,496 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $101,415 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $103,678 tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2014 $108,000 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $125,908 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2015 $128,414 property tax abatement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $134,306 property tax abatement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $157,656 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana local 2014 $157,963 property tax abatement
Qwest Services Corp. Idaho state 2006 $162,500 training reimbursement
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $170,334 tax credit/rebate
TelCove Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state $203,044 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2013 $215,992 property tax abatement
Qwest Services Corp. Idaho state $250,000 training reimbursement
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2010 $259,136 property tax abatement
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $261,931 grant
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $275,351 tax credit/rebate
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $281,518 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2010 $283,504 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $290,418 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $291,385 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $296,237 grant
Time Warner Telecom, Inc. Colorado state 2000 $300,000 grant
Qwest Corporation Iowa state 2005 $300,000 infrastructure assistance
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $308,780 grant
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2011 $314,492 property tax abatement
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