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.
New MSD drug plant in Dublin gets nodJune 22, 2018
Pharmaceutical giant MSD – part of the US group Merck – has been given the go-ahead for plans to build a new biologics facility in Swords, Co Dublin, that will employ 350. MSD has...
The Big Tech Show: Why are we freaking out...June 22, 2018
How has it come to a situation where a big tech company announcing 1,000 new jobs is freaking people out? This week’s Amazon jobs announcement has led to a backlash from people who feel...
June 19, 2018
A new property search engine, Perfect Property, has revealed the budget of the average house hunter in Dublin. According to the site, the average house hunter in Dublin has a budget of €315,000 for...
Nama surplus for taxpayers forecast to reach...June 19, 2018
Nama will deliver a €4.5bn surplus over its life – around €1bn more than its own latest estimates, according to Investec. Last year the State’s bad bank redeemed the last of its €32bn startup...
Tesla plans to cut 9pc of workforce, says...June 14, 2018
Elon Musk’s electric car maker Tesla is cutting about 9pc of its workforce, Mr Musk said yesterday, as it seeks to reduce costs without endangering the critical ramp up of production of its Model...
‘Do you have that fiver for me?’...June 14, 2018
We’ve all been there – a tenner borrowed here, a fiver owed there. It can be hard to keep track when you owe it – and mortifying to have to ask for it back...
Irish Ferries to take further hit of €4m...June 13, 2018
The announcement from Irish Ferries operator ICG of another delay to the delivery of the W.B. Yeats ship is set to hit earnings at the company by a further €4m – €5m, according to...
Malin hits a new all-time low with State...June 13, 2018
Shares in State-backed Malin hit an all-time low yesterday to leave taxpayers nursing a loss of 30pc on the initial investment. Malin’s shares lost 3.45pc in trading yesterday to close at €7, and at...
Bank of Ireland overhaul bill soars to...June 13, 2018
Bank of Ireland will pump an extra €500m into an annual “transformation programme” aimed at improving its business systems and overhauling its software platform as the lender attempts to reduce costs and drive efficiencies...
Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign...June 12, 2018
The dollar hovered near 3-week highs on Tuesday and Asian shares gained as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a ‘comprehensive’ deal at a historic summit aimed at...
Three investment mistakes to avoid when...June 12, 2018
Even the world’s most successful investors admit they sometimes get it wrong. In a recent Time Money article, John Bogle, founder and former CEO of the US investment firm, The Vanguard Group, claimed that...
ESB plots massive Scottish windfarmJune 12, 2018
The ESB has unveiled plans for a massive 91 megawatt windfarm in Scotland. The State-owned electricity business has formed a partnership with wind developer Coriolis Energy and the companies are working on a number...