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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (1067983) SEC Filing 10-K Annual Report for the fiscal year ending Friday, December 31, 2021

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  • 10-K Annual Report February 2022

Berkshire Hathaway Inc

CIK: 1067983
Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Feb. 14, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Document Information [Line Items]   
Document Type10-K  
Amendment Flagfalse  
Document Period End DateDec. 31, 2021  
Document Fiscal Year Focus2021  
Document Fiscal Period FocusFY  
Entity Registrant NameBERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC  
Entity Central Index Key0001067983  
Current Fiscal Year End Date--12-31  
Entity Well-known Seasoned IssuerYes  
Entity Current Reporting StatusYes  
Entity Voluntary FilersNo  
Entity Interactive Data CurrentYes  
Entity Filer CategoryLarge Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Businessfalse  
Entity Emerging Growth Companyfalse  
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flagtrue  
Entity Shell Companyfalse  
Entity File Number001-14905  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country CodeDE  
Entity Tax Identification Number47-0813844  
Entity Address, Address Line One3555 Farnam Street  
Entity Address, City or TownOmaha  
Entity Address, State or ProvinceNE  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code68131  
City Area Code402  
Local Phone Number346-1400  
Document Annual Reporttrue  
Document Transition Reportfalse  
Entity Public Float  $ 503,600,000,000
Auditor Firm ID34  
Documents Incorporated by ReferencePortions of the Proxy Statement for the Registrant’s Annual Meeting to be held April 30, 2022 are incorporated in Part III.  
Auditor NameDeloitte & Touche LLP  
Auditor LocationOmaha, Nebraska  
Common Class A [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 615,333 
Security 12b TitleClass A Common Stock  
Trading SymbolBRK.A  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
Common Class B [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 1,291,212,661 
Security 12b TitleClass B Common Stock  
Trading SymbolBRK.B  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 0.750 Senior Notes Due 2023 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title0.750% Senior Notes due 2023  
Trading SymbolBRK23  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 1.125 Senior Notes Due 2027 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title1.125% Senior Notes due 2027  
Trading SymbolBRK27  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 1.625 Senior Notes Due 2035 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title1.625% Senior Notes due 2035  
Trading SymbolBRK35  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 1.300 Senior Notes Due 2024 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title1.300% Senior Notes due 2024  
Trading SymbolBRK24  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 2.150 Senior Notes Due 2028 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title2.150% Senior Notes due 2028  
Trading SymbolBRK28  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 0.625 Senior Notes Due 2023 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title0.625% Senior Notes due 2023  
Trading SymbolBRK23A  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 0.000 Senior Notes Due 2025 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title0.000% Senior Notes due 2025  
Trading SymbolBRK25  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 2.375 Senior Notes Due 2039 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title2.375% Senior Notes due 2039  
Trading SymbolBRK39  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 0.500 Senior Notes Due 2041 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title0.500% Senior Notes due 2041  
Trading SymbolBRK41  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  
M 2.625 Senior Notes Due 2059 [Member]   
Document Information [Line Items]   
Security 12b Title2.625% Senior Notes due 2059  
Trading SymbolBRK59  
Security Exchange NameNYSE  

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Inside this 10-K Annual Report

Document And Entity Information
Consolidated Balance Sheets
Consolidated Balance Sheets (Parenthetical)
Consolidated Statements Of Cash Flows
Consolidated Statements Of Changes In Shareholders' Equity
Consolidated Statements Of Comprehensive Income
Consolidated Statements Of Earnings
Consolidated Statements Of Earnings (Parenthetical)
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Detail)
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Tables)
Business Acquisitions
Business Acquisitions (Tables)
Business Acquisitions - Narrative (Detail)
Business Acquisitions - Summary Of Preliminary Fair Values Of Identified Assets Acquired And Liabilities Assumed And Residual Goodwill (Detail)
Business Segment Data
Business Segment Data (Tables)
Business Segment Data - Additional Tabular Disclosures (Detail)
Business Segment Data - Earnings (Loss) Before Income Taxes (Detail)
Business Segment Data - Insurance Premiums By Geographic Area (Detail)
Business Segment Data - Insurance Premiums By Type (Detail)
Business Segment Data - Narrative (Detail)
Business Segment Data - Revenues (Detail)
Common Stock
Common Stock (Detail)
Common Stock (Parenthetical) (Detail)
Common Stock (Tables)
Common Stock - Narrative (Detail)
Condensed Financial Information
Condensed Financial Information - Balance Sheets (Detail)
Condensed Financial Information - Statements Of Cash Flows (Detail)
Condensed Financial Information - Statements Of Earnings And Comprehensive Income (Detail)
Contingencies And Commitments
Contingencies And Commitments - Narrative (Detail)
Derivative Contract (Detail)
Dividend Restrictions - Insurance Subsidiaries
Dividend Restrictions - Insurance Subsidiaries (Detail)
Equipment Held For Lease (Detail)
Equipment Held For Lease (Tables)
Equipment Held For Lease - Narrative (Detail)
Equipment Held For Lease - Summary Of Fixed And Variable Operating Lease Revenues (Detail)
Equipment Held For Lease - Summary Of Remaining Operating Lease Receipts (Detail)
Equity Method Investments
Equity Method Investments (Tables)
Equity Method Investments - Narrative (Detail)
Equity Method Investments - Unaudited Financial Information (Detail)
Fair Value Measurements
Fair Value Measurements (Tables)
Fair Value Measurements - Financial Assets And Liabilities (Detail)
Fair Value Measurements - Narrative (Detail)
Fair Value Measurements - Other Information (Detail)
Fair Value Measurements - Significant Unobservable Inputs (Detail)
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets (Tables)
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets - Goodwill (Detail)
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets - Goodwill (Parenthetical) (Detail)
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets - Intangible Assets (Detail)
Goodwill And Other Intangible Assets - Intangible Assets - Narrative (Detail)
Income Taxes
Income Taxes (Tables)
Income Taxes - Deferred Taxes (Detail)
Income Taxes - Income Tax Expense Components (Detail)
Income Taxes - Income Tax Expense Reconciliation (Detail)
Income Taxes - Liabilities (Detail)
Income Taxes - Narrative (Detail)
Inventories
Inventories (Detail)
Inventories (Tables)
Investment And Derivative Contract Gains/Losses
Investment And Derivative Contract Gains/Losses (Detail)
Investment And Derivative Contract Gains/Losses (Tables)
Investment And Derivative Contract Gains/Losses - Narrative (Detail)
Investments In Equity Securities
Investments In Equity Securities (Detail)
Investments In Equity Securities (Parenthetical) (Detail)
Investments In Equity Securities (Tables)
Investments In Equity Securities - Narrative (Detail)
Investments In Fixed Maturity Securities
Investments In Fixed Maturity Securities (Detail)
Investments In Fixed Maturity Securities (Tables)
Investments In Fixed Maturity Securities - Amortized Cost And Estimated Fair Value Of Securities With Fixed Maturities (Detail)
Investments In Fixed Maturity Securities - Narrative (Detail)
Leases
Leases (Tables)
Leases - Components Of Operating Lease Costs (Detail)
Leases - Narrative (Detail)
Leases - Summary Of Remaining Operating Lease Payments (Detail)
Loans And Finance Receivables
Loans And Finance Receivables (Detail)
Loans And Finance Receivables (Tables)
Loans And Finance Receivables - Narrative (Detail)
Loans And Finance Receivables - Schedule Of Reconciliation Of Allowance For Credit Losses On Loans And Finance Receivables (Detail)
Loans And Finance Receivables - Summary Of Performing And Non-Performing Home Loans Before Discounts And Allowances By Year Of Loan Origination (Detail)
Note To Condensed Financial Information - Narrative (Detail)
Notes Payable And Other Borrowings
Notes Payable And Other Borrowings (Detail)
Notes Payable And Other Borrowings (Tables)
Notes Payable And Other Borrowings - Narrative (Detail)
Other Receivables
Other Receivables (Detail)
Other Receivables (Tables)
Other Receivables - Narrative (Detail)
Pension Plans
Pension Plans (Tables)
Pension Plans - Additional Tabular Disclosures (Detail)
Pension Plans - Defined Benefit Pension Plans - Narrative (Detail)
Pension Plans - Defined Contribution Pension Plans - Narrative (Detail)
Pension Plans - Fair Value Of Plan Assets (Detail)
Pension Plans - Net Periodic Pension Expense (Detail)
Pension Plans - Projected Benefit Obligation, Plan Assets And Net Funded Status (Detail)
Pension Plans - Schedule Of Information For Plans With Pbos And Abos In Excess Of Plan Assets (Detail)
Property, Plant And Equipment (Detail)
Property, Plant And Equipment - Depreciation Expense (Detail)
Property, Plant And Equipment Including Equipment Held For Lease
Property, Plant And Equipment Including Equipment Held For Lease (Tables)
Retroactive Reinsurance Contracts
Retroactive Reinsurance Contracts (Tables)
Retroactive Reinsurance Contracts - Narrative (Detail)
Retroactive Reinsurance Contracts - Reconciliation Of Changes In Claim Liabilities And Deferred Charge Assets (Detail)
Revenue From Contracts With Customers Disaggregated By Reportable Segment And Source Of Revenue (Detail)
Revenue From Contracts With Customers Transaction Price Allocated To Significant Unsatisfied Remaining Performance Obligations And Timing Of When Performance Obligations Expected To Be Satisfied (Detail 1)
Revenue From Contracts With Customers Transaction Price Allocated To Significant Unsatisfied Remaining Performance Obligations And Timing Of When Performance Obligations Expected To Be Satisfied (Detail)
Revenues From Contracts With Customers
Revenues From Contracts With Customers (Tables)
Significant Accounting Policies And Practices
Significant Accounting Policies And Practices (Policies)
Significant Accounting Policies And Practices - Narrative (Detail)
Supplemental Cash Flow Information
Supplemental Cash Flow Information (Detail)
Supplemental Cash Flow Information (Tables)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses (Tables)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses - Average Historical Claims Duration (Detail)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses - Incurred And Paid Losses And Allocated Loss Adjustment Expenses (Detail)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses - Narrative (Detail)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses - Reconciliation Of Changes In Claim Liabilities (Detail)
Unpaid Losses And Loss Adjustment Expenses - Reconciliation Of Unpaid Losses And Allocated Loss Adjustment Expenses To Balance Sheet Liability (Detail)
CIK: 1067983
Form Type: 10-K Annual Report
Accession Number: 0001564590-22-007322
Submitted to the SEC: Mon Feb 28 2022 6:04:52 AM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Mon Feb 28 2022
Period: Friday, December 31, 2021
Industry: Fire Marine And Casualty Insurance

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