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.
Poor credit history? Late payers now facing...May 25, 2018
Customers with poor credit histories will be charged more than people who have always paid their bills promptly, as “personalised pricing” is introduced in Ireland for the first time. Provider Avantcard is introducing the...
Insurance now the biggest bill for GAA clubsMay 25, 2018
The cost of insurance has doubled for GAA clubs in the past five years. Tom Ryan, the director general of the Gaelic Athletic Association, told an Oireachtas committee that the cost of insurance premiums...
Adrian Weckler on GDPR: A foolproof guide to...May 25, 2018
WE’VE all been getting the incessant emails. They say things like: “Let’s keep in touch!” And: “Important – if you want to keep receiving our emails …” For weeks, they’ve been filling up our...
Eurozone data signals recovery has peakedMay 24, 2018
Eurozone economic growth slowed much more sharply than expected this month, a business survey showed. That fact, along with weaker inflation, has intensified concerns there will be no return to the bloc’s recent boom...
New data laws will be used as opportunity by...May 24, 2018
Cyber criminals are planning to take advantage of new data laws with a fresh wave of scam phone calls and emails, gardaí have warned.
Ireland falls six places in world...May 24, 2018
Minister for Business Heather Humphreys has expressed her disappointment after Ireland fell six places in the latest IMD World Competitiveness Rankings.
Innovative startup trio join UCD hubMay 23, 2018
NovaUCD, the hub for new ventures and entrepreneurs at UCD, has welcomed three new startups.
€100m price tag for docklands schemeMay 23, 2018
When Ballymore chief Sean Mulryan and his partners at Singapore-headquartered developers Oxley unveiled plans in October 2016 for over a million square feet of offices and apartments in the Dublin Docklands, there were some...
Lower rates needed on Brexit loan scheme...May 22, 2018
Fianna Fáil is pushing the Government to get the interest rate on money under the Brexit loan guarantee scheme for small and medium-sized businesses lowered, claiming it is still higher than in other European...
UK may tax nylon in war on plasticMay 22, 2018
British chancellor Philip Hammond is being urged to start taxing clothes made from polyester and nylon as he seeks to stop harmful plastics filling the world’s oceans.
Manufacturing SMEs widen incentives in bid...May 22, 2018
Small and medium-size manufacturers in Connaught and Ulster rely on a greater mix of incentives to keep employees – including flexitime, pension schemes, and health insurance.
Monaco’s €2bn plan to stay relevant...May 21, 2018
FIRST-TIME visitors to the Monte Carlo Casino for next weekend’s Grand Prix may not find the view they’re expecting.