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Published on 27 February 2019

Top Tips for Incorporating a Private Company in Ireland

TitleTop Tips for Incorporating a Private Company in Ireland 


Author: Corporate Governance & Compliance team

Law firmMason Hayes & Curran


There are many advantages to doing business in Ireland, including an attractive and stable corporate tax regime and a skilled workforce. While it is not essential, the most common vehicle for carrying on business in Ireland is through the incorporation of a company.

An application to incorporate a company is made to the Companies Registration Office (CRO), signed by the first director(s), first secretary and the first shareholder(s). This is usually processed by the CRO between five and twenty days of receipt, depending on the company type. Before submitting an application to incorporate a company, a number of matters should be considered.

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