The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) and its Impact on Ireland’s Financial Services Sector

DORA and its Impact on Irelands Financial Service Sector

By Shannon Power, 30th November 2023 In an era dominated by digital transformation, the financial services sector plays a pivotal role in ensuring economic stability. With the ever-growing reliance on technology, the need for robust digital operational resilience has become paramount. The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) emerges as a significant legislative milestone, and its implications […]

The Protected Disclosure (Amendment) Act 2022

Protected Disclosure Amendment Act 2022

By Company Bureau Formations, 31st May 2023 (Updated 28th November 2023) Why is the Protected Disclosure (Amendment) Act 2022 (“the Act”) relevant to my business? As an employer, the responsibility falls upon you to ensure you effectively address disclosures of misconduct, aligning with the Act. Employees are now afforded greater protection in reporting unlawful or immoral […]

Navigating Corporate Tax in Europe & the Benefits of Ireland’s Tax Rates in 2023

By Shannon Power, 28th November 2023 Corporate tax rates play a pivotal role in shaping a country’s economic landscape and attracting foreign investment. In Europe, the diversity in tax policies has created a spectrum of opportunities and challenges for businesses. Among the nations that stand out, Ireland has gained widespread attention for its favourable corporate tax […]

Revenue to Introduce Enhanced Reporting Requirements (ERR)


Commencing on January 1st, 2024, the Revenue authority is instituting a transformative framework known as Enhanced Reporting Requirements (ERR). This initiative mandates employers and payroll processors to furnish comprehensive details pertaining to specific disbursements made to both company directors and employees. The inaugural phase of ERR will focus on the following tax-free payments and what […]

Proposed Changes to Audit Exemption Rules: Empowering Small and Micro Businesses

Audit Exemption Rules

By Shannon Power, 1st November 2023 In the dynamic landscape of business regulations, keeping up-to-date with the latest changes is crucial, especially for small and micro-sized companies that form the backbone of our economy. Recently, there have been discussions about revising the audit exemption rules, sparking conversations within the business community. The proposed changes, brought forward […]

Navigating the New PPSN Requirement for Company Directors: CRO’s Insights and Recommendations

The requirement for company directors to provide Personal Public Service Numbers (PPSN) came into force on 11 June 2023. After three months, the system has bedded in and the CRO has been able to identify some particular issues that presenters and directors may wish to address. To take a typical day (26/09/2023), for example, there […]

Enforcement Actions Accelerate: CRO Cracks Down on Non-Compliant Companies

By Andrew Lambe, 5th October 2023 (Updated 13th November 2023) In pursuit of improved regulatory compliance, the Companies Registration Office (CRO) has undertaken significant efforts of late to enforce regulatory requirements and encourage good corporate governance. In July, the CRO doubled down on these compliance efforts by issuing warning letters to companies that had failed […]

EU Tax Reforms: Forging a Unified Path in Corporate Taxation and Transfer Pricing

EU Tax Reforms

By Shannon Power, 5th October 2023 In a significant leap toward ensuring fair and consistent taxation across the European Union (EU), the European Commission unveiled ground-breaking proposals on 12th September 2023. These proposals, the Business in Europe: Framework for Income Taxation (BEFIT) Directive and the Transfer Pricing (TP) Directive, aim to revolutionise the EU’s corporate tax […]

Navigating September: Essential Tax Filings for Small Businesses in Ireland

September 2023 Tax filings

By Kasia Gawel, 29th August 2023 As September rolls around, small business owners in Ireland find themselves at a critical juncture for tax filings and tax deadlines. With the summer season winding down and the business landscape shifting, it’s crucial to stay on top of your tax responsibilities to ensure compliance and avoid unnecessary penalties. […]

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