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Register of beneficial ownership of all Irish companies

Did you know that for transparency purposes all Irish companies must maintain a register of the beneficial owners of the company so that individuals who control all companies can be identified?

Register of Beneficial Ownership for Irish Companies

There is now an obligation to provide details of the beneficial owners of a company to the Irish Companies Registration Office.

Do you hold adequate, accurate and current information on the beneficial owners of your company?

Do you have a beneficial owners register?

Does your company have a filing deadline over the Christmas period?

Filing deadline for annual return over Christmas and New Year Period

Did you miss the deadline?

If you missed the company law conversion deadline you can still convert your company into another type of company under Companies Act 2014 if you do not want your company to be a Private Company Limited by Shares.

Do you need to convert your Irish Private Limited Company?

You have until 30 November 2016 to convert to the new form private limited liability company or designated activity company using the free transition rules provided for in Companies Act 2014.

Payments for loss of office or retirement from office to a director of an Irish company

Company law requirements must always be considered when making a payment to a director or past director of a company for loss of office or retirement from office. Payments for the loss of office of a subsidiary or other office in connection with the management of the companys affairs must also comply with these company law obligations.

Company law requirements for a website of an Irish limited company

Does your website contain the mandatory information on the company that an Irish registered company must include to comply with Companies Act 2014?

Checklist for company letter head requirements in Ireland

Do you know what information must be included in a letter or order form for an Irish incorporated limited liability company? Are you in compliance with Companies Act 2014?

Annual returns. CRO warn do not leave filing form B1 to the last minute

The May 2016 CRO Ezine contains a warning on why you should not leave it to the last minute to file your annual return and gives some guidance on delivery options for your form B1 and related financial statements.

CRO position on District Court application for extension of time to file an annual return

The CRO has issued its position on District Court applications to extend the filing date when a company is late in filing its annual return.

Busy week speaking on Company Law and Planning your Future

It certainly was a busy week delivering workshops on Companies Act 2014 and succession law, capital acquisition tax, enduring power of attorney and the fair deal scheme.

Dormant Company in Ireland

Are you wondering what you should do with your Irish dormant company. You need to decide if the company should be liquidated or whether it may qualify for voluntary strike off.

Company Law conversions in 2016

31 August and 30 November 2016 are the decision deadline dates for existing private companies to convert.

Missed the filing date for your company's annual return? What you should do.

Every Irish company must file an annual return with the Companies Registration Office on an annual basis. A company has 28 days from the annual return date to file the annual return (and financial statements unless exempt) so that this information becomes available to the public. You should act immediately to make the filing to minimise late penalty fees and the negative consequences for you and the company. You can also apply to court for a filing date extension.

CRO annual return filings over the Christmas period

Do you have an annual return due to be filed over the Christmas period with the Irish Companies Registration Office?


SURE START UP REFUNDS FOR ENTREPRENEURS. Tax refunds may be available for PAYE income tax paid in the previous 6 years before the year in which you invest in a new start up company that meets the conditions specified for the refund.

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