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Sole Trader

How to Set Up as a Sole Trader

If you’ve always dreamed of owning and running your own business, you have a number of options available to you including setting up as a limited company or registering as …

Set Up As A Limited Company

How to Set Up a Limited Company in Ireland

A limited company is a separate legal entity to its owners. It is owned by its shareholders and is managed by its directors. A company is independent to its shareholders and directors and can continue in business even if its shareholders and directors change. […]

File Annual Return

How to File Your Annual Return

Every Irish company is obliged to make an annual return to the Companies Registration Office (CRO). This annual return comprises Form B1, to which must be attached a set of financial statements (accounts)…

register-company-tax

How to Register your Company for Tax

Once you have formed your company with the Companies Registration Office, you will need to separately register your company for taxes. Form TR2 can be used to register for a number of taxes, including Corporation Tax, VAT and Employers PAYE…

What is JobsPlus?

JobsPlus is an incentive that rewards employers with regular payments for recruiting people who have been out of work for 12 months or more. How much do employers receive for …

How to shutdown your company and avoid a liquidation

When forming companies for clients, I am often asked how much hassle is involved in closing a company, if it is no longer required. Normally, a liquidator would need to be appointed, which can be expensive. However, if a company ceases to trade and has no assets or liabilities (or they are less than €150), then the company can request to be struck off the register, which is a much simpler process.