Kansas Senate votes to confirm
Governor Kelly’s Revenue Secretary pick
TOPEKA - In a 38 - 1 vote today, March 26th, the Kansas Senate confirmed the appointment of Mark Burghart as the Secretary of Revenue. Secretary Burghart will oversee the state tax, driver’s license, alcohol beverage control, and property valuation systems.
“I am honored to have this opportunity to serve the State of Kansas," Secretary Burghart said. "In addition to making the Department more transparent, it is my goal to streamline processes to make our constituent interactions more efficient and convenient."
"I am pleased Secretary Burghart was confirmed today to lead the Kansas Department of Revenue," Governor Laura Kelly said. "His extensive background in state and local taxes, his previous experience at the Department of Revenue, and his attention to detail will be an asset to the state of Kansas.”
Secretary Burghart has 36 years of experience combined between private and public service in tax law. He served the Department of Revenue as its first severance tax attorney and as General Counsel.