|Population||About 4.6 million|
|Language||Official languages: Irish, English|
|Time Zone||GMT +1 (Summer Time GMT +2)|
|Currency||1 Euro (EUR) = 100 cents|
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No Entry Visa for EU/EFTA nationals.
No Entry Visa for citizens of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, United States of America, Uruguay & Vanuatu.
Entry Visa required for all other nationals.
No Registration Certificate required for EU/EFTA nationals.
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No Work Permit for EU/EFTA nationals.
Personal Public Service (PPS) registration for EU/EFTA nationals wishing to work in Ireland. The PPS number is a unique identifier used both for taxes and social security.
Start-up Entrepreneur Programme (STEP) available for qualifying foreign nationals.
Taxable income depends on workers’ residence and domicile.
Residence is determined by:
183 days’ presence in a tax year; or
280 days or more in a tax year and the preceding tax year (residence commences in the second of these 2 tax years).
Domicile is intended the permanent home, by birth or of choice.
Income tax: progressive up to 41%.
Social security to continue to be paid in the contractor’s home country, supported by an A1 certificate or equivalent.
Up to 73%
The income retention depends amongst others on country of incorporation of the PSC and dividend distribution, duration of the assignment, contract rate, marital status and taxation and social security agreements between Ireland and the foreign nationals' country.
Please contact Access Financial for more information.