Taxes & Business Laws in Ireland - guidance from the Department for International Trade

Irish financial, legal and tax basics in one handy place

You’ve shortlisted Ireland as a potential new market. Understanding its entry requirements, Ireland business laws, taxes in Ireland, and customs considerations is key to ensuring success in the Irish market.

Ireland is the UK’s fifth largest export market and imports more from the UK than any other country. Ireland is English-speaking and in the same time zone as the UK. It has strong transport links and a similar regulatory and legal framework to the UK, making it a promising first new market for most UK companies.

The challenge

Take advantage of the opportunities in Ireland by understanding the tax and legal requirements of doing business there.

Learn more

The Department of International Trade (DIT) has created an easy-to-use guide to doing business worldwide. Its information on Ireland includes:

Learn more about doing business in Ireland.

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  1. The materials provided on the site are for informational purposes only. For financial, tax, or legal advice, consult a specialist.