Posted on December 28, 2016

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Delaware’s Director of Revenue will leave next month, after serving more than seven years in the administration of Governor Jack Markell.  Patrick Carter, who has worked for the State of Delaware for more than twenty-one years, will retire on January 6, 2017.

Mr. Carter was appointed Director of the Delaware Division of Revenue in May 2003, overseeing a staff of 200 responsible for the administration and enforcement and collection of the Personal and Business Income Taxes for the State of Delaware. Prior to becoming Director, he served as the Delaware Division of Revenue Deputy Director from 1994 to 2001.

“I feel fortunate and grateful to have had the opportunity to work under Governor Markell, and previous Governors Minner and Carper,” said Mr. Carter. “and to have had the privilege of working with Department of Revenue employees towards better serving the citizens of Delaware.”

Patrick Carter received his M.B.A. in Finance from Indiana University, Indiana; and his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Delaware. He began his career in government in 1989, when he joined the City of Wilmington as the Director of Finance. Previously, Mr. Carter worked with both JP Morgan in Wilmington, and Coopers and Lybrand in Philadelphia, PA. Over the years, he has served in leadership positions with the Federation of Tax Administrators and the Board of the Wilmington Parking Authority. He is also a member of the Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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