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Trusts Versus Foundations

Trusts Versus Foundations

Trusts Versus Foundations In this piece, we’ll discuss the comparisons and contrasts of two key mechanisms for wealth management; Trusts and Foundations. Introduction to Trusts The best way to think about a Trust is it acts as a safety deposit box for a person’s assets. Trusts are oftentimes an integral […]

Registering for VAT in Ireland

Registering for VAT in Ireland

Registering for VAT in Ireland Are you wondering about registering for VAT in Ireland? When you should register and what the thresholds are? In this blog, we’ll share what you need to know about registering for VAT in Ireland. In Ireland, a trader who makes taxable supplies of goods and […]

Setting Up a Limited Company in Ireland

Setting Up a Limited Company in Ireland

Setting Up a Limited Company in Ireland The most common form of company in Ireland is a Private Company Limited by Shares “(LTD)”. Other types of companies are available in Ireland such as the Designated Activity Company (DAC) which is limited by shares or limited by guarantee, a (PLC) Public […]

Are Corporate Tax Rates on the Rise?

Are Corporate Tax Rates on the Rise?

Are Corporate Tax Rates on the Rise? During the 2008-10 financial crisis a trend of falling corporate tax rates was seen worldwide. This was at a time where governments needed to tighten their fiscal belts. Developments recently show that this trend is slowing and may be turning in the opposite […]

Grants for Start-Up Businesses in Ireland

Grants for Start-Up Businesses in Ireland

Grants for Start-Up Businesses in Ireland A key component of any successful business is of course funding. Quite often companies will need funding to support expanding and grow the business. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this funding may even be necessary for the business to stay afloat. This is more […]

Types of Companies in Ireland

Types of Companies in Ireland

Types of Companies in Ireland There any many different types of companies in Ireland available to any prospective entrepreneur. The main types are a Private Company Limited by Shares (Ltd), a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) and a Designated Activity Company (DAC). Lesser used company forms are an Unlimited Company […]

DAC 6

DAC 6 and The UK

DAC 6 and The UK DAC 6 as it’s commonly referred to is an EU Directive on cross-border tax arrangements and is a system of mandatory reporting of cross-border tax arrangements affecting at least one EU member state where the arrangements fall within one of a number of “hallmarks”. The […]

CbC reporting

Could Public CbC Reporting be coming to the EU?

Could Public CbC Reporting be coming to the EU? The EU is pushing to introduce public CbC reporting for multinational companies. This idea of country-by-country (CbC) reporting was an unpalatable one for member states a couple of years ago. However, it now appears to have gained support with the EU […]

UK Set to Join New Trading Partnership

UK Set to Join New Trading Partnership

UK Set to Join New Trading Partnership The UK is set to join a new trading partnership. The UK has recently requested to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). CPTPP The CPTPP is an 11-party multilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that includes several Asia-Pacific countries. This new trading […]

Business Support Measures Extended

Business Support Measures Extended

Business Support Measures Extended The Irish government has announced the extension of the Business Support Measures. The extension of the two schemes intended to support businesses during this public health crisis while also pushing back the VAT Return of Trading deadline due to the recent reduction in the headline VAT […]