Subsidy Tracker: State Summary of State and Local Awards

State Name: 
Kentucky
Subsidy Total: 
$8,151,648,296
Number of Awards: 
6,350
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1977. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this state are for the period since 2011.

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amounts in one or more Megadeal entries and those of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Clean Coal Power Operations$550,000,0001
Toyota$423,399,56643
Peabody Energy$266,200,0002
Ford Motor$260,800,000106
Nucor$154,824,99912
Erora Group$150,000,0001
Domtar$135,456,50612
Amazon.com$117,189,97622
United Parcel Service$116,129,00628
International Paper$103,800,0002


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Company Parent Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Clean Coal Power Operations (KY) LLC Clean Coal Power Operations state 2008 $550,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Kentucky Syngas, LLC Peabody Energy state 2007 $250,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Ford Motor Company Ford Motor state 2007 $240,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Ford Motor Ford Motor state 2010 $240,000,000 MEGADEAL
Cash Creek Generation, LLC Erora Group state 2008 $150,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Cash Creek Generation Erora Group state 2008 $150,000,000 MEGADEAL
Toyota Toyota multiple 1985 $147,000,000 MEGADEAL
Toyota Toyota state 2013 $146,500,000 MEGADEAL
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. Toyota state 2013 $146,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Gallatin Steel Nucor state 1994 $145,300,000 MEGADEAL
Gallatin Steel Company Nucor state 1994 $140,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Willamette Industries (facility now owned by Domtar Paper) Domtar state 1998 $132,300,000 MEGADEAL
International Paper Company International Paper state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Weyerhaeuser Company Weyerhaeuser state 1995 $103,000,000 tax credit/rebate
MacMillan Bloedel (bought by Weyerhaeuser) Weyerhaeuser state 1995 $103,000,000 MEGADEAL
TJ International (purchased by Weyerhaeuser) Weyerhaeuser state 1995 $103,000,000 MEGADEAL
Domtar Paper Company LLC Domtar state 1998 $100,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Tyson Foods state 1995 $94,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Tyson Foods state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
Secure Energy Kentucky, LLC Secure Energy Inc. state 2011 $85,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Secure Energy Kentucky Secure Energy Inc. state 2011 $85,000,000 MEGADEAL
Coal Synthetics Coal Synthetics state 2008 $80,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon Amazon.com multiple 2017 $75,000,000 MEGADEAL
United Parcel Service United Parcel Service state 2006 $51,600,000 MEGADEAL
Nestle USA - Prepared Foods Division, Inc. Nestle state 1998 $50,600,000 tax credit/rebate
Integrity Automotive, LLC   state 2008 $48,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tower Automotive Operations USA I, LLC (f/k/a R. J. Tower Corporation) Tower International state 1995 $45,000,000 tax credit/rebate
WNT, LLC   state 2009 $42,000,000 tax credit/rebate
AK Steel Corporation, Ashland Works AK Steel state 2004 $40,000,000 tax credit/rebate
FD Alpha Acquisition Co. LLC (a/k/a Renaissance Mark, Inc.)   state 1992 $39,000,000 tax credit/rebate
C2O Technologies, LLC   state 2010 $37,000,000 tax credit/rebate
United Parcel Service, Inc. (Ohio) United Parcel Service state 1999 $35,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Nature's Fuel Gallatin, LLC   state 2011 $35,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Nestle USA - Prepared Foods Division, Inc. Nestle state 1994 $34,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CTA Acoustics, Inc. Cerberus Capital Management state 2004 $33,339,720 tax credit/rebate
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. Express Scripts state 2007 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Equity Group-Kentucky Division, LLC f/k/a Cagle's-Keystone Foods, LLC   state 1995 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Kentucky Mountain Power, LLC   state 2000 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CSN, LLC   state 2006 $30,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Westlake Vinyls, Inc. Westlake Chemical state 2001 $29,987,000 tax credit/rebate
Hoffman Enclosures Inc. Pentair state 1997 $29,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (North American Parts Logistics Division Toyota state 1999 $28,448,515 tax credit/rebate
R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Inc. R.R. Donnelley & Sons state 1994 $27,027,000 tax credit/rebate
Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA) Citigroup state 2002 $26,735,150 tax credit/rebate
Century Aluminum of Kentucky General Partnership Century Aluminum state 2002 $26,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Dixie Consumer Products, LLC (f/k/a James River Corporation) Koch Industries state 1992 $26,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. Toyota state 2010 $25,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Kimberly-Clark state 1993 $25,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Perdue Farms, Inc. Perdue state 1995 $25,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Autoliv ASP, Inc. Autoliv state 2001 $22,657,061 tax credit/rebate
RB LOUISVILLE   local 2013 $22,213,810 property tax abatement
Guess, Inc. Guess Inc. state 2000 $21,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Metalsa Structural Products, Inc. Proeza state 2014 $21,000,000 tax credit/rebate
General Electric Company Haier state 2012 $20,500,000 tax credit/rebate
UFLEX LTD.   state 2011 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Integrity Manufacturing, LLC/RSW LTD, LLC/Integrity Tool & Die, LLC   state 2007 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA) Citigroup state 2005 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
United Parcel Service, Inc. (OH) (#2) United Parcel Service state 2006 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Modern Transmission Development Company   state 1994 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Land O'Frost, Inc.   state 2006 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Flex Films (USA) Inc.   state 2013 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Westlake Vinyls, Inc. Westlake Chemical state 2014 $20,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Amazon.com.kydc, LLC Amazon.com state 2000 $19,037,500 tax credit/rebate
Aisin Automotive Casting, LLC Aisin Seiki state 1998 $18,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Cooper-Standard Automotive OH, LLC Cooper-Standard Holdings state 1996 $18,336,000 tax credit/rebate
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. Toyota state 2006 $18,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Nelson Metal Products LLC   state 1994 $18,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Family Dollar Services, Inc. Dollar Tree state 2000 $17,800,000 tax credit/rebate
Thoroughbred Generating Company, LLC Peabody Energy state 2002 $16,200,000 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Coal Company, Inc. Armstrong Energy state 2007 $16,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Armstrong Coal Company, Inc. Armstrong Energy state 2011 $16,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Torque-Traction Intergration Technologies, LLC (f/k/a Spicer Axle, Inc.) Dana state 2000 $15,147,000 tax credit/rebate
Powers Energy Two of Kentucky, LLC   state 2008 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
ecoPower Generation, LLC   state 2009 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Lockheed Martin Corporation Lockheed Martin state 2011 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
United Parcel Service, Inc. (Ohio) (Phase I) United Parcel Service state 2006 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
River View Coal, LLC Alliance Resource Partners state 2009 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Briggs & Stratton state 2010 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Bremner Food Group, Inc. (formerly Bremner Inc.) ConAgra Brands state 1993 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Guardian Automotive Trim, Inc. Koch Industries state 1997 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Kentucky Western Power, LLC   state 2001 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Sirius Energies Corporation dba Global Green Cars, Inc.   state 2009 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
ZF Steering Systems, LLC ZF Friedrichshafen state 2012 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Century Aluminum Sebree, LLC Century Aluminum state 2013 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Briggs & Stratton state 2013 $15,000,000 tax credit/rebate
BRUSS North America Inc.   state 2003 $14,424,704 tax credit/rebate
Alcan Primary Products Corporation Century Aluminum state 2010 $14,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Metalsa Structural Products, Inc. Proeza state 2013 $14,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CTI - Clinical Trial Services, Inc.   state 2016 $14,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Rexam Closures Kentucky Inc. Berry Global state 2002 $13,600,000 tax credit/rebate
UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. United Parcel Service state 2001 $13,550,000 tax credit/rebate
R. C. Tway Company   state 2010 $13,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Computershare Inc.   state 2016 $13,200,000 tax credit/rebate
HIGHLAND MINING COMPANY Patriot Coal state 2003 $13,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Custom Food Products, LLC   state 2016 $13,000,000 tax credit/rebate
MCI Service Parts, Inc.   state 1999 $12,580,000 tax credit/rebate
Bowling Green Metalforming LLC   state 2005 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Cingular Wireless Employee Services, LLC AT&T state 2002 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Best Buy Stores, L.P. Best Buy state 2007 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Wilbert, Inc.   state 1994 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
PTC Seamless Tube Corp.   state 2013 $12,000,000 tax credit/rebate
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