Ireland has a dynamic and global economy, highly dependent on trade. In response to the Irish economic downturn in 2008, the Irish government has implemented a series of national economic programs designed to reduce prices and wage inflation, encourage company formation in Ireland, invest in infrastructure, enhance the workforce’s skills, and promote foreign investment.
Ireland companies are often required to act in commercial transactions because of the Irish commercial reputation and legal system.
The Irish tax environment is particularly favorable with a corporate tax rate of 12,5% of all operating revenues, be they the result of industrial or other activities. There is also the possibility to use an Irish Ltd in agency structure. By using an Ireland registered company, which agrees to transact business on behalf of an offshore company, a structure is available which gives an on-shore profile yet allows the benefits of offshore taxation.
There are several types of businesses for foreign investors:
- Limited Liability Company (PrC)
- Public Limited Company (PLC)
- Limited Partnership
|Incorporation of the company||7|
|Delivery of original company documents||10 – 15|
|Offshore bank account opening||14 – 21|
Advantages of company formation in Ireland:
For foreign investors considering setting up business in Ireland and existing organizations seeking a more tax efficient corporate base, the benefits of Irish company formation should be given serious consideration.
- No disclosure of Beneficial Ownership to authorities;
- No requirement of minimum capital to be paid up;
- No exchange controls;
- Benefit from low corporate tax rate, network of double tax treaties and other tax incentives;
Disadvantages of a company in Ireland:
- The accounts of the company must be audited annually.
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