There are several important steps to follow when forming a company in Dublin. There are also certain requirements to fulfill in order to set up a company, requirements that depend on the type of Irish company to be formed. Foreign investors may set up the following types of companies in Ireland:
The most employed type of company in Ireland is the private limited liability company which is required to have two shareholders, a director and a company secretary. There are no share capital requirements for Irish private limited liability companies.
When opening a company in Dublin, foreign investor must follow the next steps:
Irish companies are also required to have a registered office where all official documents will be received. For information about registration for taxation purposes and social security contributions you may rely on our Irish specialists in company formation.
Newly formed Irish companies are required to register for taxation purposes which imply:
Not all companies are required to register for the VAT, however companies registered for the value added tax may claim back the value added tax on the incurred costs. Irish resident companies are required to register for the corporate tax. Another requirement when forming a new company is to register as an employer with the PAYE system in order to be able to retain employment taxes, including when paying the Irish company’s directors.
For information about all the company formation available and for personalized accounting services in Dublin you may contact our experts in Ireland.