Setting up in Ireland

What can we do for you?

Setting up in any jurisdiction can be difficult with so many areas to consider, incorporation, tax registration, initial payments, re-locating staff, employment.

In this brochure we provide you with a checklist of the initial matters to be considered and provide you with the contacts to those who can assist you so that setting up in Ireland becomes a quick and easy process.

Corporate Administration Services


  • Incorporate company within 2-5 working days or provide ready-made company with suitable name, objects clause, memorandum and articles of association and share structure.


  • Provide suitable resident director
  • Provide company secretary
  • Provide nominee shareholders
  • Provide registered office facility
  • Mail forwarding service.
  • Minute taking and facilitate holding of meetings
  • Notarising and legalising of documentation

Routine Annual Compliance

  • Update and maintain Statutory Registers
  • Preparation and filing of Annual Return and Financial Statements
  • Drafting of Minutes to convene and hold Annual General Meeting
  • Annual health check

Outsourcing and accounting services

  • In a start-up situation, many clients do not wish to incur the additional cost
    involved in setting up their own accounts department.
  • By working closely with Payroll services, VAT, Income tax and Corporation tax, our
    outsource services team offers a comprehensive service, including bookkeeping,
    debtor and creditor management, bill paying, regular management reports and
    liaising with external auditors.
  • We tailor our services to meet the needs of our clients and their reporting requirements and deadlines.

Our core services

  • Accounts payable function
  • Payments preparation and processing
  • Accounts receivable function
  • Fixed assets register
  • Monthly, quarterly or yearly accounts preparation
  • Revenue returns
  • Liaison with external auditors

Furthermore we offer:

  • Financial Statements preparation – Shareholder and Abridged
  • Audit
  • Payroll

Taxation services

Tax registration and compliance

  • Register company for Irish Corporation Tax, VAT and Payroll, as necessary
  • Assistance with all tax filing, reporting and payment deadlines

    Corporate tax issues
  • Guidance on the necessary steps to ensure company is resident (managed and
  • controlled) and trading in Ireland for tax purposes
  • Consider any Permanent Establishment issues
  • Determine if any tax incentives are available including R&D regime, IP regime or

    Company start-up exemption
  • Consider if a tax efficient financing structure can be implemented

    VAT and Stamp Duty issues

  • Consider the VAT implications of all transactions
  • Consider stamp duty on property lease and other asset acquisitions

    Grant applications
  • Assistance with any grant application and business plan for submission to IDA
  • Ireland, including review of the tax status of any grants
  • Other areas in which we can assist

    Obtaining Revenue pinions

  • Assistance with intercompany agreements
  • Review of transfer pricing strategy
  • Consideration of withholding taxes

Global employer services

Employer compliance

  • Guidance on employer withholding and reporting obligations in respect of directors and employees, both local and assignees
  • Design and implementation of suitable HR policies for local employees

Other services

  • Advice on tax effective remuneration packages for local staff including pension plansn
  • Advice regarding the most suitable structure for assignments to minimise costs
  • Overview of the tax treatment of directorships and advice regarding optimal structuring of arrangements with executive and non-executive directors
  • Equity compensation design and implementation
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