Business Start-Ups Services

Why choose Ireland for starting a business or investing?

A competitive economy, Ireland offers low corporation tax, high overall productivity levels, a well-educated and young workforce and a smart approach to business regulation.

There are many excellent reasons to locate your new start-up business in Ireland. From our favourable low tax regime and supportive environment for start-ups, to the availability of well educated workforce, Ireland is simply a great place to live.

5 Top Reasons companies choose Ireland:

1.The Big Global Players are already here

Ireland has a start-up friendly environment with a dynamic source of start-up funding and support programmes. Ireland has already attracted a huge level of foreign direct investment, particularly from the USA. Almost 1,200 world’s leading companies across a range of industry sectors already have chosen Ireland as their strategic European base, such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Dell, Intel, Airbnb, PayPal, LinkedIn, Boston Scientific., Pfizer.

Ireland is home to:

  • 9 of the world’s top 10 medical technology companies, such as Boston Scientific and Medtronic.
  • 8 of the top pharma/bio companies including Pfizer and Amgen.
  • 10 top ‘born on the internet’ companies, like Google and Facebook.
  • 3 of the top 5 games companies, such as EA and Activision.

These companies have done their research and voted with their feet, resulting in significant investments in their Irish operations. This is testament to their confidence and belief in the future of Ireland and her people.

2. Taxation

  • Attractive taxation rates: Ireland has the lowest corporation tax rate in Europe at 12.5%.
  • Companies can avail of a 25% tax credit against research & development costs.
  • Ireland has double taxation agreements with over 70 countries including every major trading partner.

How we can help:

Set up your business in a Global Hub and enjoy Ireland’s high quality of life with your family.

  • Advice on the business structures
  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business – sole trader, partnership, or limited company
  • Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • Business planning and strategy support
  • Assess your finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance, and draw up the necessary proposals
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • Complete any registration procedures with Companies Registration Office, Revenue Commissioners etc (including Company, business name and tax registrations etc)
  • Company secretarial assistance
  • Legal, Banking, Accountancy and Payroll setup
  • Set up an accounting recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements and provide in-house training on the accounting package
  • Bookkeeping advice and training
  • Payroll outsourcing and advice
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Year-end financial statements
  • Tax compliance
  • Introduction with Business Networking
  • Visa Application
  • Governmental grant application assistance