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Articles & Resources for Setting Up and Growing a Business in Ireland

12.5% Irish Corporation Tax Rate - or is it 25%?

05 December 2016 By Ann Donnelly


While there is much talk about the low 12.5% corporation tax rate in Ireland, it's important to know that this is only for trading income in Ireland. Non-trading (passive) income is taxed at the higher 25% rate.

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Filed Under: Frequently Asked Questions, International Business, Advice, Setting Up a Business in Ireland

Company Directors Beware - Complacency with Legal Duties can be Costly

30 November 2016 By Ann Donnelly


If you are a Company Director, or planning on becoming one, it's important to be aware of the responsibilities the role takes and the penalties that may arise if you do not take these responsibilities seriously.

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Filed Under: Frequently Asked Questions, Advice, Setting Up a Business in Ireland

Irish Tax Incentives Attracting Overseas Investment

15 November 2016 By Ann Donnelly


Ireland’s taxation system contains many incentives used in attracting overseas Investment to Ireland some of which make it easier to do business here.

Corporate Taxation

Ireland has for many years had a flat 12.50% corporate tax rate applicable...

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Filed Under: International Business, Advice, Setting Up a Business in Ireland

The 16 Best Online Resources to Start a Business in Ireland

25 October 2016 By Ann Donnelly


Whether you like it or not, the internet has become our most used resource for information about starting up and running a business.  I started my career in Ireland as an online marketer so I've always had my eye on what sites provide the best...

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Registering a Company Name in Ireland

30 August 2016 By Ann Donnelly


In Ireland registering a company name is part of setting up a company with the Companies Registration Office and is different to registering a 'business name'.  Click for more about Business Name Registration.

Company Name Search Ireland

When you...
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