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

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $9,441 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $9,553 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $9,553 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $9,741 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,017 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,189 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,280 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,311 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $10,311 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $10,311 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $10,316 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,453 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,536 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $10,563 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $10,587 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $10,592 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - Qwest Broadband Services Colorado state 2019 $10,609 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $10,838 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $11,198 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $11,285 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $11,285 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $11,347 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $11,347 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $11,454 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Colorado, Inc. Colorado state 2013 $11,564 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $11,724 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $11,827 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $12,100 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,111 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $12,151 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $12,151 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,197 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $12,236 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $12,246 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $12,246 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $12,492 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $12,887 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $13,144 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $13,900 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $13,983 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $14,121 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $14,121 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $14,370 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $14,433 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $14,433 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 2019 $15,318 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $15,318 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 2019 $16,692 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $16,692 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $16,787 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - Centurylink Communications, LLC Colorado state 2019 $17,260 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 2019 $19,578 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $19,578 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $19,645 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 - QWEEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2018 $20,480 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $20,987 tax credit/rebate
Embarq-Leesburg Florida state 2012 $21,658 training reimbursement
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2019 $22,404 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $22,404 tax credit/rebate
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 CORP Colorado state 2019 $22,637 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 2019 $25,369 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 2019 $29,443 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC. - QWEST CORP Colorado state 2019 $29,443 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
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