Madison-based medical diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corporation is the unnamed company highlighted in an audit that revealed it received $61,000 in tax credits for jobs created outside of Wisconsin, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
A company spokeswoman said Thursday it will return the $61,000 as a “good corporate citizen.”
The Legislative Audit Bureau did not name Exact Sciences and Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. CEO Mark Hogan refused to name it during an interview the day the audit came out last week. But after consulting with its legal counsel after the AP request, WEDC said on Wednesday that Exact Sciences was the company.
WEDC is in charge of job creation for Wisconsin and dispenses more than