Motivated by worries about tariffs and a potential risk to their overseas sales in the post-Brexit era, many UK firms see Ireland as a better option than mainland Europe. Paul Brown, a tax partner at Manchester accountancy firm HURST, said Ireland’s low tax rates – corporation tax is 12.5 per cent – along with state support for overseas companies, a similar business culture to the UK and a common language are key factors behind the surge in interest. In addition, Ireland has a similar business law system and an economy which is not overburdened by regulation, he said.
We are delighted to be nominated as a finalist in the eCommerce Awards 2016 in the Fintech category. Fingers crossed!
The Institute of Taxation has published a very good summary of the Provisions of the Finance Bill 2016. Do not hesitate to contact Anthony Casey if you have any queries about the Finance Bill or other taxation matters.
Framed by “New Politics”, Brexit concerns and demands for more support for the SME and start-up sector, Michael Noonan and Pascal Donohoe have delivered Budget 2017.
The general consensus is that the Budget is positive for most sectors but has taken few risks.
Microfinance Ireland (MFI) is a Government initiative to provide funding to both start-up and existing micro-enterprises that are having difficulty accessing credit through traditional lending channels.
Businesses that have less than 10 employees and turnover of less than €2million annually are eligible to apply for loan