Republic of Ireland

Country Knowledge

Our local member provided the following preliminary information about doing business in this country.
Please contact the firm for more information and obtain professional advice in each country concerned.
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General information

Languages :

  • English

Population : 5.1 million

Currency: Euro

Current Exchange Rate to USD: €1 = $1.08 as at 12 January 2023

Standard corporate income tax rate:

12.5% on trading income (current).

Main tax incentives:

Knowledge Development Box & R&D Tax credit system

Other incentives:

Various government incentives primarily around creation of employment but not limited to that

Standard dividend withholding tax rates:

25 %

Branch taxation:


Standard Interest withholding tax:

20% with extensive range of exemptions/exceptions

Interest expense deduction rules:

ILR in force

Standard royalty withholding tax rate:

20% with extensive range of exemptions/exceptions

Laws and government

Common law: Yes

Federal / national only?: Yes

EU member ?: YES

Data privacy rules?:


Data security rules?:


Standards & Tax treaties

Number of tax treaties: 76 signed (73 in force)

OECD MLI treaty signatory?: YES

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