TAS Consulting

Company Secretarial Professional Services for Companies in Ireland


  • Expert Compliance Management: Ensure your company meets all statutory obligations with our expert company secretarial services, covering annual returns, filings, and corporate governance.
  • Corporate Governance Excellence: Benefit from top-tier corporate governance practices, including board support, minute-taking, and regulatory advice, ensuring your company operates within the best practices.
  • Tailored Solutions: Receive bespoke company secretarial solutions tailored to your specific business needs, whether you’re a start-up, SME, or large corporation.
  • Streamlined Administration: Experience seamless administrative support with services that handle everything from share register maintenance to company re-registrations and restructuring.
  • Dedicated Professional Team: Work with a dedicated team of experienced professionals committed to providing high-quality, reliable, and confidential company secretarial services to support your business’s success.

Compliance is taken care of for your business.

There’s no need to be worried about ARD.

Company Team’s Unwavering Support

You’ll have more time to focus on your business.

Advice from a professional Company Secretary

Our Company Team will assist you in avoiding fines

We have a team of trained professionals who work to ensure that your company follows the CRO’s rules.

Submit your annual tax return (Form B1).  Financial statements should be uploaded.  Form B1 is countersigned. We have the knowledge and experience to keep you compliant and on track to meet these critical deadlines!

Basic

€200

Company secretarial services that we provide


€200+VAT/once-off company formation.

Annually, from €200+VAT for a company secretary.

Annually, €200+VAT for a virtual office service, providing a professional business address.

€50+VAT/once-off company seal & a variety of business formation packages available to suit your specific needs.


Connoisseur

€300

Our Company Secretary Services includes


For €300+VAT/year, you can be named Company Secretary


We act solely as your Company Secretary in name, signing company documents as the second signatory. We also ensure your Annual Return deadline is met by preparing and filing your Form B1 with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) on your behalf.

This service excludes general filing changes, submissions, and Company Secretarial advice. Additional services can be purchased separately as one-time options

Expert

€350

Annual Company Secretarial Maintenance for €350+VAT


Our service covers all necessary filing changes and submissions to the CRO.


We handle your annual returns and all general secretarial needs, including changes to directors, registered address, shareholders, and share capital. We maintain the Seven Statutory Registers and provide meeting minutes as required, ensuring ongoing Company Secretarial support essential for your company.


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Why Company Secretarial Services Matter

Professional company secretarial services play a pivotal role in ensuring that a company’s governance framework is robust and compliant with statutory obligations. These services encompass a broad range of activities that are essential for maintaining operational integrity and regulatory compliance. Here’s a closer look at the core elements and benefits these services provide:

Understanding and Meeting Compliance Requirements in Ireland

Ensuring compliance with various statutory requirements is a critical aspect of corporate governance for companies operating in Ireland. One key area that businesses must navigate involves the Companies Act 2014, which establishes a framework for corporate compliance and accountability. Below are some important considerations and steps companies should take to ensure compliance.

  • Registers
  • Compliance
  • Law

Maintaining Statutory Registers

Maintaining statutory registers is one of the critical tasks managed by professional company secretarial services. These registers include records such as the register of members, directors, and secretaries, as well as minutes of board meetings and resolutions. Accurate and up-to-date statutory registers are not only a legal requirement but also vital for internal governance and accountability.

Once registered, companies are required to maintain several statutory registers, including:

  • Register of Members: Documentation of all shareholders, including their names, addresses, and shareholdings.
  • Register of Directors and Secretaries: A record of individuals serving as company directors and secretaries, with details about their appointments and resignations.
  • Register of Interests: Details regarding directors’ interests in company shares or debentures.
  • Register of Charges: Information pertaining to any charges or liens on the company’s assets.

Corporate Governance and Compliance

Advising on corporate governance matters is crucial for ensuring that companies meet current legal standards and best practices. This includes guidance on the composition and duties of the board, adherence to ethical standards, and managing conflicts of interest. Professional secretarial services also assist in implementing robust compliance frameworks, helping companies navigate the complexities of regulatory requirements.

Robust corporate governance structures are essential for ensuring effective compliance. This involves:

  • Board Meetings: Regularly scheduled board meetings to discuss and oversee company operations.
  • Compliance Officer: Designating a compliance officer to monitor adherence to statutory requirements and implement internal controls.
  • Ethics and Conduct Policies: Establishing and enforcing policies that promote ethical behaviour and prevent conflicts of interest.

Employment Law and Compliance

Businesses in Ireland must also comply with employment laws, which include:

  • Contracts of Employment: Providing written contracts of employment to all employees.
  • Workplace Policies: Implementing policies related to health and safety, anti-discrimination, and data protection.
  • Statutory Leave and Benefits: Adhering to regulations on statutory leave entitlements like maternity, paternity, and annual leave.

Taxation and Revenue Compliance

Obligations under taxation laws include registering for various taxes such as Corporation Tax, Value-Added Tax (VAT), and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) for employees. Companies must file periodic tax returns and payments with the Irish Revenue Commissioners to ensure compliance.

How to Choose the Right Company Secretarial Service Provider

Selecting the right company secretarial service provider is crucial for leveraging these benefits. Businesses should consider factors such as the provider’s experience, expertise in relevant industry sectors, and their approach to client service. It’s also important to evaluate the range of services offered and their capacity to handle specific compliance requirements.

The Benefits of Engaging Professional Company Secretarial Services

  • Expertise
  • Time and Resource
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Enhanced Corporate
  • Filing Annual
  • Meeting
  • Shareholder

Expertise and Accuracy

Professional company secretarial services bring specialized knowledge and experience, ensuring that all compliance and governance activities are handled with precision. This expertise reduces the risk of errors and non-compliance, protecting the company from potential legal penalties and reputational damage.

Time and Resource Efficiency

Outsourcing secretarial tasks allows companies to dedicate more time and resources to core business activities. This is particularly beneficial for small to medium-sized enterprises that may not have the capacity to manage extensive compliance requirements internally.

Risk Mitigation

Having a dedicated team of professionals overseeing compliance can significantly mitigate risks associated with non-compliance. Regular audits, proactive risk assessments, and updated compliance practices ensure that the company remains in good standing with regulatory bodies.

Enhanced Corporate Image

Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements enhances a company’s reputation and credibility. It demonstrates a commitment to ethical practices and accountability, which can be a valuable asset in attracting investors, clients, and partners.

Filing Annual and Extraordinary Returns

Timely filing of annual and extraordinary returns with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) is another key responsibility. Annual returns provide a snapshot of the company’s situation at a specific point in time, including financial performance and shareholder information. Extraordinary returns may be required for significant events like changes in the company name, share structure modifications, or director appointments and resignations. Non-compliance in this area can result in fines and other legal implications.

Meeting Facilitation and Documentation

Professional secretarial services facilitate the smooth conduct of board meetings, general assemblies, and other significant gatherings. They ensure that meetings are conducted in accordance with statutory and constitutional requirements, prepare the agenda, and compile and circulate relevant documents. Taking minutes and documenting the proceedings accurately are also part of their responsibilities, which helps in maintaining a transparent record of decisions and discussions.

Shareholder Communications

Effective communication with shareholders is vital for maintaining trust and engagement. Professional secretarial services manage shareholder communication channels, ensuring timely dissemination of information regarding meetings, dividends, and other corporate actions. They also handle shareholder queries and grievances, ensuring that these are resolved in compliance with legal standards and company policies.

Professional company secretarial services play an indispensable role in the efficient management and compliance of companies operating in Ireland. Their expertise not only helps in meeting statutory obligations but also adds value by enhancing corporate governance and operational efficiency. By engaging these services, companies can ensure a strong compliance foundation, enabling them to focus on strategic growth and long-term success. For personalized assistance and expert guidance, contact our team of seasoned professionals today.

Are you a start-up, small business, or entrepreneur looking to streamline your company secretarial tasks without breaking the bank? Look no further. Our company secretarial services are designed to meet your needs efficiently and affordably.

  • Compliance
  • Taxation

Real and Continuous Link Exemption

As noted, some companies may qualify for an exemption from non-resident director bond requirements if they maintain a “Real and Continuous Link” with economic activities in Ireland. To obtain this exemption, companies must demonstrate substantial and ongoing business operations within the state.

By systematically addressing these compliance requirements, companies can mitigate risks associated with non-compliance, such as financial penalties, legal repercussions, and reputational damage. This comprehensive approach to compliance not only enhances corporate governance but also contributes to sustainable business growth in the competitive Irish market.

Compliance Obligations for Irish Companies

Irish companies are subject to an array of legal and regulatory requirements to ensure governance and operational integrity. Among these stipulations are those outlined in the Companies Act 2014, which covers areas such as financial reporting, taxation, and director obligations. Adherence to these laws not only prevents legal repercussions but also enhances the company’s reputation and facilitates smoother operational workflows.

Financial Reporting

Timely and accurate financial reporting is crucial for demonstrating transparency and accountability. Companies must prepare annual financial statements and submit them to the Companies Registration Office (CRO). These reports should comply with the Irish GAAP or, where applicable, IFRS guidelines. Non-compliance with financial reporting requirements can result in severe penalties and damage to the company’s credibility.

Taxation

Corporate tax obligations in Ireland are governed primarily by the Revenue Commissioners. Companies must comply with tax registration, submission of tax returns, and payment of taxes such as corporation tax, VAT, and payroll taxes. The Revenue Commissioners also provide guidance on availing tax incentives and reliefs, which can be strategically leveraged to optimize tax liabilities.

Evolving Regulatory Landscape

The regulatory landscape in Ireland is continually evolving, with new directives and amendments being introduced to align with international standards and address emerging business challenges. For instance, recent amendments to the Companies Act have introduced stricter compliance requirements for company directors and anti-money laundering measures. Staying informed about these changes and proactively updating compliance practices is essential for Irish companies aiming to maintain a good standing.

The Role of Professional Company Secretarial Services

Navigating the intricate web of compliance requirements can be challenging, especially for companies with complex structures or international operations. Engaging professional company secretarial services can provide invaluable support. These experts offer assistance in maintaining statutory registers, filing annual returns, and ensuring compliance with corporate governance norms. By leveraging their expertise, companies can focus on strategic growth initiatives while mitigating compliance risks.

Conclusion

Thorough understanding and diligent execution of compliance requirements are fundamental to the sustained success and credibility of Irish companies. Whether through internal compliance teams or the assistance of professional secretarial services, ensuring adherence to legal and regulatory standards will safeguard the company’s operations and foster a culture of accountability and transparency. For more guidance on meeting your compliance obligations, do not hesitate to contact our team of experts.

Engaging professional company secretarial services is a strategic move that ensures your business operates within the bounds of legal and regulatory requirements. These services not only safeguard against compliance risks but also contribute to efficient administration, robust governance, and enhanced corporate reputation. By carefully choosing a reputable service provider, businesses can focus on their core activities, drive growth, and maintain a strong compliance posture. For tailored secretarial support and expert advice, reach out to our team today.

Full Range of Secretarial Services

By leveraging our extensive range of company secretarial services, businesses can ensure robust compliance, efficient operations, and strategic growth. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your business needs.

  • Outsourcing
  • Maintenance

Outsourcing the Role of Company Secretary

  • Signing company documents as the second signatory.
  • Preparing and filing your Form B1 with the Companies Registration Office (CRO).

Note: This service excludes general filing changes, submissions, and Company Secretarial advice. Additional services can be purchased as needed.

Annual Company Secretarial Maintenance

  • Filing annual returns.
  • Managing changes to the Board of Directors, registered address, shareholders, and share capital.
  • Keeping Seven Statutory Registers up to date.
  • Providing meeting minutes as necessary.
  • Ongoing Company Secretarial assistance for your peace of mind.

Why Choose TAS Consulting?

Affordable and Transparent Pricing

We understand the budget constraints of start-ups and small businesses, which is why our pricing is designed to be both affordable and transparent. No hidden fees—just clear, upfront costs.

Specialized Focus on Start-ups

Our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of start-ups. We provide comprehensive support without unnecessary features, ensuring you get exactly what you need.

Expertise in Irish Company Law and CRO Requirements

Our team stays up-to-date with the latest regulations, ensuring that your business remains fully compliant with Irish company law and CRO requirements.

Streamlined Processes for Efficiency

Our efficient processes simplify company secretarial tasks, freeing you to focus on growing your business rather than getting bogged down by administrative burdens.

Dedicated Customer Service

We offer ongoing support and advice, ensuring you feel empowered and informed every step of the way.

Case Studies

  • Case Study 1
  • Case Study 2

Case Study 1

Successful Merger of Tech Start-ups

Background:

Two innovative tech start-ups, AlphaTech and BetaSoft, decided to merge to enhance their competitive edge in the market. Each company had its own unique product offerings and strengths, and the merger aimed at consolidating their resources for greater market impact.

Challenges:

  • Navigating complex legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring seamless integration of both companies’ operations and cultures.
  • Addressing concerns of employees and stakeholders.

Our Approach:

  • Strategic Planning: We developed a comprehensive merger plan that addressed all legal, regulatory, and operational aspects. Our team provided detailed guidance throughout the entire process, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Communication Strategy: We facilitated open communication between the companies’ leadership teams, employees, and stakeholders. Regular updates and meetings helped address concerns and ensure alignment.
  • Operational Integration: We assisted in integrating various systems, processes, and cultures. Our team worked closely with both companies to harmonize their operations and create a unified organizational structure.
  • Compliance and Filings: We managed all necessary filings and documentation with the Companies Registration Office (CRO) and other regulatory bodies, ensuring that the merger was legally sound and compliant.

Outcome:

The merger was successfully completed within the planned timeframe, with minimal disruption to operations. The combined entity, now known as TechFusion, has since experienced significant growth and market expansion. Employees and stakeholders reported high satisfaction levels, and the company is well-positioned for future success.

Case Study 2

Streamlining Governance for a Growing E-commerce Business

Background:

ShopOnline Ltd., a rapidly growing e-commerce business, was struggling with governance and compliance due to its fast-paced expansion. The company needed efficient processes and expert guidance to manage these challenges effectively.

Challenges:

  • Maintaining compliance amid rapid growth.
  • Managing extensive administrative tasks.
  • Ensuring accurate record-keeping and timely filings.

Our Approach:

  • Governance Framework: We established a robust governance framework tailored to the company’s specific needs. This included clear policies, procedures, and roles to streamline decision-making and compliance.
  • Administrative Support: Our team took over the management of routine administrative tasks, such as maintaining statutory registers, preparing meeting minutes, and filing returns. This allowed ShopOnline Ltd. to focus on core business activities.
  • Training and Support: We provided training sessions for the company’s directors and officers, enhancing their understanding of governance responsibilities and best practices.
  • Ongoing Compliance Monitoring: We implemented a compliance monitoring system to ensure that all regulatory requirements were continuously met, preventing potential issues before they arose.

Outcome:

ShopOnline Ltd. achieved a high level of compliance and efficiency, which contributed to its sustained growth and success. The streamlined governance processes allowed the company to operate more smoothly, and the leadership team felt more confident in their roles. The business has since expanded into new markets and continues to thrive.

Testimonials

“Partnering with this team was instrumental in our successful merger with BetaSoft. Their strategic approach and expert guidance made the process smooth and efficient. We couldn’t have done it without them.”
AlphaTech
“The governance framework and administrative support provided by the team have been game-changers for us. They’ve allowed us to focus on growing our business while staying compliant. Highly recommended!”
ShopOnline Ltd.

Contact Us for Tailored Solutions

Our comprehensive company secretarial services are designed to support businesses of all sizes and sectors. Whether you need assistance with a specific task or a full range of secretarial services, our experienced team is here to help. Contact us today to discuss your requirements and find out how we can support your business’s compliance and governance needs.

Get Started Today!

Ready to simplify your company secretarial tasks and ensure full compliance with Irish company law? Contact us today to get started. Make the smart choice for your business. Partner with us for professional company secretarial services that you can trust.

By choosing our services, you’re not just outsourcing a task; you’re gaining a partner committed to your success. Reach out today and experience the difference.

Office 80, Cherry Orchard Industrial Estate Ballyfermot Road, Co. Dublin D10NX96, Ireland.

Monday to Friday: 0800 hours – 1600 hours
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Email: moh@tasconsulting.ie

Tel: +353 01 442 8230

Mobile/WhatsApp: +353 0 85 1477625

Outsourcing the role of Company Secretary

Do you require the services of a professional Company Secretary? Delegate this task to us so you can focus on your business.

What is the role of a Company Secretary?

Manages your paperwork and files your annual tax return

Changing your home address, for example, or adding new Directors. Company secretaries are also entrusted with keeping track of your company’s Annual Return Deadline (ARD), which is critical for all Irish businesses.

What is the role of a Company Secretary?

Signs your company’s documents as the second signatory

If you need to open a bank account in Ireland, for example, your Company Secretary must also sign the application form. They also sign your Annual Return, which is required to be filed with the Companies Registration Office (CRO).

Take care of any issues with regard to compliance

The responsibilities of a Company Secretary may appear intimidating. Especially if the person you chose is unfamiliar with Irish company law or the CRO. But don’t worry, changing your Company Secretary is a simple process (file a form B10) that we can handle for you through our Company Secretarial Services.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the process for merging two companies?

Merging two companies typically involves strategic planning, obtaining necessary approvals, and integrating operations and cultures. Our team provides expert guidance and support throughout this process to ensure a smooth transition.

2. How can your services help with compliance and governance in a fast-growing company?

We offer tailored governance frameworks, administrative support, and compliance monitoring systems designed to maintain high levels of compliance and streamline governance procedures, allowing your company to focus on growth.

3. What does the Annual Company Secretarial Maintenance package include?

The package includes managing statutory registers, filing annual returns, and ensuring compliance with CRO requirements, enabling companies to remain compliant without the hassle of administrative tasks.

4. How do you ensure minimal disruption during a merger?

We focus on thorough planning, regular communication, and operational integration, which helps minimize disruptions and ensures that both companies remain aligned and functional throughout the process.

5. What specific support do you offer to entrepreneurs managing multiple ventures?

Our full Annual Company Secretarial Maintenance service handles all administrative and compliance tasks, allowing entrepreneurs to concentrate on strategic growth and scaling their ventures.

6. Why is a governance framework important for a growing business?

A governance framework establishes clear policies, procedures, and roles, streamlining decision-making and ensuring that the company complies with legal and regulatory requirements as it grows.

7. What should I consider when choosing a company secretarial service?

When choosing a company secretarial service, consider their expertise, range of services, track record, and ability to tailor solutions to your specific business needs, ensuring comprehensive and reliable support.

8. How often should statutory registers be updated?

Statutory registers should be updated regularly, especially after any significant changes such as share transfers, director changes, or when meeting annual compliance requirements.

9. Can you assist with one-time compliance needs, such as changing a registered address?

Yes, we offer one-time company secretarial services for tasks like changing registered addresses, updating shareholder details, and other specific compliance needs.

10. What makes your company secretarial services different from others?

Our commitment to personalized service, expert guidance, and comprehensive support sets us apart. We focus on ensuring that your business remains compliant and operates smoothly, enabling you to focus on strategic objectives.

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