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Dace Harris
National Head of Business Advisory


Office : Sydney
Sector :
Biography

Dace is a Director and National Head of Business Advisory.

He has over 24 years of experience in the field of accounting and business advisory, and joined RSM after the firm’s 2006 merger with Bentleys MRI.

Dace has experience with many internationally owned clients.

Dace sits on the RSM National Superannuation Committee, and is a member of the IT taskforce.

Dace Harris is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

Solutions Dace providesDace Harris provides business and tax advisory services within the areas of growth strategies, self-managed superannuation funds, due diligence reviews and succession planning.

Dace is responsible for providing business and tax advisory services for clients of the Business Advisory division of RSM.

Through his extensive business advisory experience, Dace is able to provide sound advice and innovative solutions in the areas of:

  • business advisory, asset protection and restructuring
  • growth strategies and solutions
  • tax advisory
  • self-managed superannuation funds
  • due diligence reviews
  • succession and estate planning

Significant projects

  • Dace has provided advice and planned the setup of accounting procedures and planned the accounting and computer systems for many internationally owned clients establishing their business in Australia. He continues to provide advice and other consulting services for most of them today.
  • Dace is involved in various high net worth individuals’ taxation reviews with the Australian Taxation Office, including preparation and review of expanded returns.
  • Dace was involved in providing taxation advice and accounting support in a demerger of a large group which was subsequently sold to a listed entity.

Professional associations

  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Registered tax agent
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Registered Tax Agent
Publications

What is Single Touch Payroll and how will it affect my business

26 March 2019
Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new way of reporting tax and super information to the ATO. From 1st July 2019, STP will apply to all employers.  If you are using a solution that offers STP reporting, such as payroll or accounting software, you will send your employees' tax and super information to the ATO each time you run your pa...

2015 year-end superannuation action

16 June 2015
Contribution planning For concessional contributions such as employer, salary sacrificed or personal deducted contributions, the cap has been indexed and therefore increases in the 2015 year. For individuals under 50 years of age, the concessional contribution cap is $30,000 whilst those over 50 are able to contribute up to $35,000. In line w...