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
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $4,525 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK. INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,565 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,578 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $4,589 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,662 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,683 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $4,690 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $4,716 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $4,728 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,753 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,767 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,781 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $4,899 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $4,899 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $4,916 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $4,954 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $4,965 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $4,966 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $5,024 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,065 tax credit/rebate
Embarq-Ocala Florida state 2012 $5,072 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,108 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $5,162 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,185 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,240 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,302 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,351 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION 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 $5,376 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,393 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,413 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,413 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $5,445 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,530 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,530 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC, QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,552 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $5,678 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $5,678 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $5,782 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $5,907 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,915 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,970 tax credit/rebate
UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF OHIO Ohio state 2010 $6,000 grant
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,089 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,089 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $6,164 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,192 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,235 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,235 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $6,285 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $6,313 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,313 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $6,354 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $6,366 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,421 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE, INC. Colorado state 2019 $6,458 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,655 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $6,656 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,661 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $6,812 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $6,812 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $6,843 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $6,894 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,027 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,027 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - Centurylink Communications, LLC Colorado state 2019 $7,065 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,065 tax credit/rebate
Century Marketing Solution, LLC Louisiana state 2012 $7,098 property tax abatement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,182 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $7,262 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,272 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,272 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,479 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,479 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,560 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,671 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,671 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,853 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $7,902 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $7,902 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $7,906 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $7,977 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $8,029 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 2019 $8,421 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $8,421 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $8,521 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $8,530 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $8,698 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $8,710 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $8,838 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $8,909 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $8,975 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $9,021 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $9,057 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $9,132 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $9,132 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $9,199 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $9,441 tax credit/rebate
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