Welcome to Desmond Gibbons Accountants
We welcome new business and enjoy helping business to establish themselves and help them through the start up process from concept to a working business. Why not let us help you.
We are a firm of Certified Public Accountants based in Skibbereen in west cork. We have a wealth of knowledge and experience gained over 30 years serving our clients not only here in west cork but in many other parts of Ireland. We appreciate loyalty and have many clients who have been with us since we first opened our doors. We have a loyal and dedicated staff who have worked with us over many years and bring together a combined experience that we share with our clients. We provide a broad range of services including, audit and accountancy, taxation both personal and corporate, company secretarial, consultancy and business planning as well as a dedicated bookkeeping and payroll service.
Visit our Business guides section for guides & tips on starting a business, creating marketing plans, laws, employer PAYE, VAT and more.
Quick resource of excel templates for Cash Flow Statements, Motor and Subsistence Expense, Net Worth, Net Worth Statements and more.
Quick resource of Calculators for Loan Repayment, Compound Interest on Savings, Loan Repayment and more.
Our Taxation Summary section contains the most up-to-date rates for Income Tax, Benefit in Kind, PRSI, Stamp Duty and more.
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Ireland’s rocketing consumer spending has fuelled a surge in online shopping, but the upswing in digital purchases has come at the expense of local retailers.
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Brexit offering opportunities for Irish...February 19, 2018
“I talk about fintech being like a parent and a child, with the bank being the parent and fintech the child.
Do you ‘think creatively and do things...February 16, 2018
Whether you’ve got an entrepreneurial idea to explore or wish your grow your existing budding enterprise, this annual national competition is now open for business.
Home economics: Sinead Ryan answers your...February 16, 2018
Q. I’m confused about the new affordable mortgages being proposed. Do I still need a deposit and do I have to buy a local authority home?
Rents spiral despite Minister’s claims...February 16, 2018
Rental costs were up again in January despite the rate of inflation falling back, new official figures show.
Revealed: How much your local pub needs to...February 15, 2018
Last year saw a 6pc increase in turnover in card sales for Ireland’s pub sector, according to AIB’s 2018 Pubs Outlook.
Hydrogen to power homes, boats and cars on...February 15, 2018
The Aran Islands will form part of an EU study to see if hydrogen can be produced using renewable energy to power cars, boats and heat buildings.
Enterprise offices help create 4,000 startup...February 15, 2018
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Is Your Business Fit for 2018?February 13, 2018
In discussion with Mark Kellett, CEO Magnet Networks, we ask is your business fit for 2018?
Europe warned of gas shortage without more...February 13, 2018
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Dislike: Millions of young people are...February 13, 2018
Young people are turning their backs on Facebook, according to a new report.