Company Incorporation Ireland

Ireland may be a small country but it has always been a haven for foreign investment. The Irish economy has for some time been fuelled by foreign investment, low Corporate Tax and a liberal approach to trade. Generous investment incentives complete an attractive Irish company formation package.

No wonder that thousands of foreign investors have chosen to open a company in Ireland, especially the fact that, despite the harsh economic climate, the 0% Corporation Tax offer is still available – contact us for further information about this.

Company Formation FAQs

  • What are the main benefits of incorporating in Ireland?
  • Are there other reasons to open a company in Ireland?
  • What are the main types of company incorporation in Ireland?
  • What are the main features of a Private Limited Company (Ltd)?
  • What are the main features of a PLC?
  • What are the main features of a Partnership?
  • What are the main features of a Branch?
  • How easy is it to close an Irish company?
  • How easy is it to recruit staff in Ireland?
  • What is the regulatory environment like for those considering Irish company formation?
  • Are there financial incentives available?
  • And what about banking facilities?

Branch and Subsidiary Information

Open a Branch in Ireland

Ireland offers many incentives towards foreign investment, making it a popular choice for branches. A foreign company setting up a branch in Ireland must do so in accordance with the EU (Branch Disclosures) Regulations 1993, which oversees branch establishment in Ireland. A recently passed act expediting company registration with the Companies Registration Office means that Irish branch formation is now a relatively quick process.

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Open a Subsidiary in Ireland

Establishing a subsidiary in Ireland is currently extremely conducive for business. The country has numerous beneficial aspects including 0% corporation tax until 2014 and a great geographical location as a trading bridge between Europe and America. The Companies Acts, Orders and Regulations 1963-2009 moderate the setting up of businesses in Ireland. Certain business sectors may require additional legalities.

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