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Setting Up a Limited Company in Ireland

17 April 2013 By Ann Donnelly


Are you a foreign based individual looking to set up a limited company in Ireland? Here are a few things you need to consider before you get started.

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How does our ltd company qualify for audit exemption and thereby keep its accountancy costs reasonable?

26 February 2013 By Ann Donnelly


  • Firstly you need to ensure it is not one of the 19 excluded activities companies listed in the Second Schedule to the 1999 Act. These are generally financially regulated companies.
  • The turnover, number of employees and balance sheet total must be...
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How do we ensure that our ltd company is 'tax resident' in Ireland and qualifies for 12.5% OR 0% corporate tax rate?

26 February 2013 By Ann Donnelly


There are a number of key issues that are relevant some or all of which need to be in place to demonstrate that the company has 'central management & control' in Ireland i.e where key policy decisions are made, where the majority of Directors...

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Can you help us set up a bank account?

26 February 2013 By Ann Donnelly


Yes we are experienced in assisting clients set up their bank account and familiar with the normal process. We can also introduce you to a local banking contact who can ensure your application is dealt with as efficiently as possible.

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Do we have to be physically present in Ireland to set our company/bank account up etc?

26 February 2013 By Ann Donnelly


No we can progress these applications without you being physically present subject to satisfying our normal client due diligence procedures.

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Filed Under: Frequently Asked Questions