Our People


Lauren Taylor is a Principal in the Perth office, specialising in self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF)  services such as SMSF administration, SMSF audits as well as SMSF tax.

As a Chartered Accountant with over ten years of experience in the SMSF industry, Lauren is passionate about Superannuation and giving her clients peace of mind to navigate the constantly changing environment.

"I'm passionate about helping people navigate complex superannuation legislation so they can achieve their goals."

Lauren has had a very long career at RSM, as she joined as a vacation worker in 2005 and has been with RSM ever since.

Lauren considers herself to operate best under pressure - in her opinion, the higher the expectations the better. Give her a challenge - she is ready to meet it!

In her spare time, Lauren is pilates-obsessed and tries to go at least three times a week.



Lauren works with a number of professionals including accountants and financial advisers to support them in meeting their SMSF client's needs, offering services such as SMSF audits.

In addition, Lauren finds it rewarding to work with trustees to manage the compliance for their SMSFs, as well as providing them with consulting services on a range of superannuation areas including asset acquisitions, pension strategies, and estate planning.


  • Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)


  • Chartered Accountant SMSF Specialist - CAANZ
  • Bachelor of Commerce - University of Western Australia

10 common questions when considering estate planning

22 March 2021
It is all too easy to delay your estate planning, as thinking about what happens to your estate after you pass away can be quite daunting. All too often, people fail to ensure their estate is properly taken care of, which can result in unnecessary stress for their loved ones. Below, we have outlined the top ten frequently asked questions on esta...

SMSFs and property acquisitions

17 August 2020
Recently released ATO data has revealed a surge in new SMSF registrations, with new establishments increasing by 35% in the March 2020 quarter. While early access to superannuation allowed under the COVID relief measures is believed to be a factor, new SMSF trustees are clearly reviewing the allocation of their superannuation assets. The Aus...

Grain Marketing - A Tax Guide for Common Grain Contracts

18 November 2019
Harvest in the West Australian wheatbelt is well and truly here, we think you (the hard-working farmers) all deserve a cold beer. This article briefly discusses the difference in the tax treatment of two commonly used grain contracts and when farmers can be caught out using them. Sit back, put your feet up and it will all become clear! It sho...