Walgreens employs $2 million in tax savings to create more DC jobs

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. earmarked $2 million in tax credits for a Walgreens distribution center in DeForest, Wis., according to a report published Wednesday by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee

Walgreens plans to create 115 jobs as part of a program to employ and train people with disabilities by fall 2013.

The center supplies drug stores across Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota. 

According to the report, the tax credits will be awarded annually based on job retention and job creation metrics.

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