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.
Renters paying twice as much as mortgage...September 26, 2017
In some Dublin areas it has become twice as expensive to rent as it is to buy, and renters are moving back in with their parents in increasing numbers in a move to try...
Young drivers warned of risks of being...September 26, 2017
Large numbers of young drivers have been accused of being untruthful to their insurers. According to a new study, motorists are not being open about who is the primary driver of the car or...
Fast-track planning for data centresSeptember 26, 2017
Tech giants will be able to get fast-track planning permission for data centres under processes being developed by the Department of Enterprise.
More than 120 jobs announced for DundalkSeptember 20, 2017
An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD joined Bill Graebel, CEO of Graebel Companies, to announce the creation of 125 new jobs at Graebel Companies in Dundalk.
Hiring and staff retention top issues for...September 20, 2017
Attracting and retaining talent, as well as reform of the personal tax system, are the biggest challenges facing Ireland’s life sciences sector, according to new research from global executive search firm Accreate.
Two new towns ‘rent pressure...September 20, 2017
Two new towns have been designated rent pressure zones as the average cost rose by 6.6pc in the year to June.
Developing Green Finance sector a...September 19, 2017
Brexit should be considered an opportunity for Ireland to establish itself as a leading hub for Green Finance in partnership with Britain, Mr. Michael D’Arcy TD, Minister for Financial Services, has said.
Healthy savingsSeptember 19, 2017
If you have private health insurance, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to renew your policy this month, but why not switch instead and save hundreds, if not thousands?
Don’t fall into the trap of over-insuringSeptember 19, 2017
THE biggest mistake people make with house insurance is over-insuring. That means it’s easy to fix, and switching for a better deal will make it better again.
Almost one quarter of Irish firms will be...September 14, 2017
Close to one quarter of Irish firms would be forced to pull down their shutters if handed fines for non-compliance to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
NTMA sells €1bn of Government bondsSeptember 14, 2017
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed an auction of €1bn of the benchmark Irish Government bonds this morning.
Key Irish export sectors now more dependent...September 14, 2017
Some Irish exporting sectors have seen their dependence on the UK market increase since the turn of the millennium, even though the exports share overall to the UK has been declining.