Comment: Ireland's tax regime not only for multi-nationals

There are a number of schemes start-up founders should be aware of, writes Leanna Byrne

2nd September, 2016
Start-up founders should be aware of the range of tax reliefs available. Picture:iStock

Since everyone else is talking about tax this week, I’m going to do the same. The European Commission on Tuesday ordered Ireland to recoup €13 billion of unpaid taxes from Apple, from 2003 to 2014. It’s caused a stir with a lot of technology companies, a lot of whom that I spoke to are siding with Apple.

The most obvious incentive for start-ups to found their companies in Ireland is the 12.5 per...

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