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

Difference Between Registered Office Address and Business Address

29 May 2017 By Ann Donnelly


When planning on setting up your company, it's important to know the difference between Registered Office Address and Business Address. When registering, you will need to provide a Registered Office Address, a Business Address (aka Trading Address)...

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Recruiting Staff in Ireland - An Insider's View

14 March 2017 By Ann Donnelly


Recruiting high quality staff is a challenge for all businesses, but foreign businesses have to do much more research before even getting started. A foreign business needs to learn about Irish employment law and practices, the employment market...

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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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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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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