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.
Mortgage surge means house prices ‘now...March 29, 2017
A rush to get approved for a mortgage, with first-time buyers to the fore, is expected to push house prices up by 10pc this year.
Irish Life adds City Quay offices to €1bn...March 29, 2017
Irish Life has restated its commitment to the Dublin office market with a decision to pre-fund the €125m development of 13-18 City Quay in the docklands.
2,000 taxpayers call Revenue helpline in...March 29, 2017
With only a month left for taxpayers to make voluntary disclosures about offshore assets, there’s likely to be a surge in calls to the Revenue Commissioners’ dedicated helpline in coming weeks.
Pay freezes predicted despite...March 28, 2017
Labour costs in Ireland are rising at one of the slowest rates in the EU despite the country’s strong economic performance.
‘Strong evidence’ Ireland aiding...March 28, 2017
Ireland is one of the countries “leading the race to the bottom” in the facilitation of global tax avoidance, according to a new report from charity group Oxfam.
Irish firms in top five UK foreign business...March 28, 2017
Irish-based companies are among the biggest foreign owners of UK firms, ahead of Japan and well ahead of rising powerhouse China.
Price of Dublin semi-D surging again at same...March 27, 2017
The price of an average semi-detached house in parts of Dublin is inflating as fast as in the boom years and the period immediately before the Central Bank introduced its lending restrictions two-and-a-half years...
Public sector pay ‘outstrips private...March 27, 2017
Public sector workers get paid 40pc more on average than their private sector counterparts, a report claims.
The UK triggering Article 50 will soon be...March 27, 2017
On Wednesday, the UK prime minister is scheduled to ’trigger’ Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to announce to the 27 other EU member states that the UK intends to leave the...
Ireland joins China-led Asian bank in bid to...March 24, 2017
Ireland’s application for membership of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has been formally approved.
Banks grab €233bn in free ECB loans as...March 24, 2017
Euro-area lenders took €233.5bn in free long-term loans from the European Central Bank as they prepare for the potential end of extraordinary stimulus.
Sterling boost as UK retail sales surge...March 24, 2017
The pound jumped yesterday after retail sales in the United Kingdom beat expectations, despite rising inflation.