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Establishing a Business Consulting Company

The following is for general information purposes only. All further queries regarding this information should be directed to the competent authorities listed below.

Detailed below is an overview of the administrative procedures involved for a business consulting company intending to establish in Ireland and to provide services specialising in tax advice, auditing, accountancy and IT consultancy.

Registering a Company or a Subsidiary

The competent authority for registering a company is the Companies Registration Office. The establishment of a private limited liability company can be registered at the Companies Registration Office.

Further information on the procedures required for registering a company can be found on this website through the following link: Registering a business

Procedures required for specialising in Tax Advice, Auditing, Accountancy, and IT Consultancy services.

For a company intending on providing services specialising in tax, auditing, accountancy or IT consultancy, would require that the professionals are qualified to carry out such work and have already obtained recognition of their professional qualifications.

This process can be facilitated either through mutual recognition agreements with the relevant professional organisations, or directly with the relevant competent authorities in order to work in Ireland.

Further detailed information on the procedures required is available through the links below.

Tax Consultants 



IT Consultants- To provide services specialising in IT consultancy in Ireland, it would be advisable that the professionals have already completed a recognised course of study in this area and have obtained the relevant training and experience required to provide this service.

Employments Rights

If employing staff in Ireland, you will need to comply with the relevant employment legislation applicable.

The competent authority for providing up to date information on employment rights is the Work Place Relations website.

Further information