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Executive Deputy Secretary for Revenue

Robert P. Coyne, Esq.

Photo: Robert P. CoyneEDUCATION

Bachelor of Science from Millersville University
Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville School of Law
Master of Laws in Taxation from George Washington University
Master in Administration from the University of Pennsylvania


2015-Present – Executive Deputy Secretary for Revenue, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

2003-2015 – Deputy Secretary for Compliance & Collections, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

1995-2003 – Director of State and Local Taxes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

1990-1995 – Deputy Secretary of Taxation, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

1978-1990 – Attorney positions culminating with Senior Deputy Attorney General in Tax Litigation Unit, Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General


1978-2004 – Pennsylvania National Guard. Retired in 2004 with the rank of colonel from the position of State Staff Judge Advocate, the senior military legal advisor to Pennsylvania’s Adjutant General. Received several service medals and the prestigious Legion of Merit.

1974-1978 – United States Army.

1970-1971 – Pennsylvania National Guard.

1971-1974 – United State Army Reserves.


North Eastern State Tax Officials Association (NESTOA) and Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA)

Member of Pennsylvania Bar Association (Tax Section)