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David Sofrà

David P Sofrà

Partner in Charge, Indirect Tax & Grants; Regional Leader, Payroll Services and ASPAC Lead Employment Taxes

KPMG Australia

In 2014, David joined KPMG as a Partner and since then, has advised many of Australia’s largest listed national and multinational public companies in all facets of employment-related advisory services.

Fuel and people can be the biggest cost to an organisation and in addition, GST and other transactional taxes will arise regardless of profitability. David’s focus is to bring innovative solutions to organisations looking to optimise such costs, increase efficiency in their processes, whilst reducing risk and maintaining total compliance.

David leads KPMG ASPAC's Employment Tax Advisory practice which specialises in providing high value-added solutions to corporate clients.

As KPMG’s National Indirect Tax Services Leader, David leads a team of indirect tax professionals who combine technical knowledge with industry understanding. By using advanced analytics and cutting-edge technology solutions, David’s team helps to capture savings, optimise efficiency, obtain valuable insights and reduce risk for the business.

David also leads KPMG Payroll Connect, His team of industry-leading employment tax and payroll advisory specialists work with organisations to enhance performance while minimising risk through an integrated payroll digital solution.

As Head of KPMG's Fuel Tax Credit (FTC) group, David manages a team of specialists who combine their knowledge and expertise with market-leading GPS technology, advanced data science and automation to provide robust FTC claims and valuable insights on fleet performance and operations for broader business value.

David serves on numerous advisory committees and panels of industry. He serves on both the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) Fuel Schemes Stakeholder Group and National Tax Liaison Group FBT Subcommittee, the Victorian State Revenue’s State Taxes Consultative Council as well as CPA Australia’s National Indirect Taxes Committee and the Taxation Institute of Australia’s State Taxes Committee.

David actively develops industry-leading thought leadership, is a published author and contributes to a range of industry publications and business forums on a national scale. He is passionate about life experiences, communities, connections and learning, and carries a strong belief in authenticity, diversity and an engaged workforce.

Areas of expertise
Employment Compensation, Benefits and Employment Tax Employment Tax Advisory Payroll Services Payroll tax Process improvements Public Policy and Regulatory Change Tax Process and Technology Tax transformation VAT, GST and Sales Taxes
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