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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Fifth of employers consider quitting Dublin...November 16, 2018
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Mum-run firms organise pop-up event to...November 14, 2018
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Adrian Weckler: ‘Why cities bend over...November 14, 2018
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A third of Irish small and medium businesses have been targeted by fraud in the past 12 months. The most common types of fraudulent scams encountered by SMEs are phishing emails, which seven in...
Foreign legion: Just 3pc of men who move...November 12, 2018
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Nationwide rents surge 30pc higher than...November 12, 2018
Rents have risen 30pc above Celtic Tiger rates and reached a record high for the 10th consecutive quarter, according to a new report. The findings by Daft.ie don’t expect the rental hikes to stop...
Tech hub’s rocket man helps high-risk...November 9, 2018
“People come into incubators and very often it’s just for space, they are thinking ‘that’s what I need, a nice space would be good’. But actually, by the time they exit what you find...
Fewer than one in ten SMEs embracing remote...November 9, 2018
Fewer than one in ten small and medium businesses in Ireland are embracing remote or flexible working. This is despite the fact that a majority of SME employees are in favour of such working...