Frequently Asked Questions
What is the process for forming a company in Ireland?
- Choosing a company name and ensuring it is available for use
- Drafting the articles of association and the bylaws of the company
- Filing the articles of association with the Companies Registration Office (CRO)
- Appointing directors and shareholders
- Depositing the minimum share capital in a bank account
- Obtaining any necessary licenses or permits
- Registering for taxes and social security
What are the benefits of incorporating a company in Ireland?
- Ireland has a well-educated workforce and a strong economy.
- Ireland is an English-speaking country and has a good business environment.
- Ireland is a member of the European Union, providing access to the EU market and its various benefits.
- Ireland has a competitive corporate tax rate of 12.5%
What are the requirements for directors and shareholders of a Ireland company?
- A minimum of one director is required for a Ireland company.
- There is no requirement for directors or shareholders to be resident in Ireland.
- The minimum share capital required for a Ireland company is usually €1
What are the ongoing compliance requirements for a Ireland company?
- Ireland companies are required to file annual financial statements with the CRO.
- Ireland companies are required to hold an annual general meeting and to keep accurate records of their meetings and resolutions.
- Ireland companies are required to appoint a legal representative and maintain a registered office in Ireland.
- Ireland companies are required to register for taxes and social security, and to file regular tax returns.
How much does it cost to set up a Ireland company?
- The cost of setting up a Ireland company varies depending on the type of company and the services required. Typically, the cost includes government fees, legal fees, and registered agent fees. It is advisable to get a quote from a professional service provider for an accurate estimate.