Ireland

Ireland is one of the most attractive countries to incorporate in the EU if your business is in the EU. It has great benefits, such as the English language, 12.5% corporate tax which can be less, even 0%. Easy, fast and cheap to incorporate. It’s not a secret that many foreign companies chose Ireland as a country for their EU headquarter. Ireland has a great economic and political environment and is friendly to any big investments.

Corporate tax VAT
12.5% 23%

Limited liability company

A Private Company Limited by Shares (LTD)

Minimum Share capital

min 1 EUR

Registered office required

Yes

Physical office required

No

Min. number of Shareholders

1

Min. number of Directors

1

Local Director required

Minimum one director has to be resident of the EU

Other requirements

A company secretary has to be separate person from Director if there is 1 director in the company

Bank signatory must travel

In many cases no

Timescale for company formation

1 week

Timescale for bank account opening

7 days

Timescale for obtaining VAT number

7 days

Statutory audit requirements

No

Shelf companies available

No

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