Advising North American SME set-up a European operation

 The client

A fast growing North American media company wished to set-up a European operation to further its expansion.


Working with our DFK colleagues, we discussed with the client the advantages of using Ireland as its EU base.

Our work

We advised the client on:

  1. The corporate structure.
  2. Share capital requirements.
  3. Requirements to avail of Ireland’s low corporate tax rate at 12.5%.
  4. Dividend payments and any withholding tax considerations.

Since forming the Irish entity and registering it for taxes, we service the client with:

  1. Our in-house payroll and management accounts bureau.
  2. Advise on ad-hoc tax and queries.
  3. Preparation and audit of statutory financial statements.
  4. Corporation tax compliance services.
  5. Company secretarial services.