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.
This is a frightening prospect for the...August 17, 2018
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Rents hits record-high as it’s now...August 17, 2018
THE monthly cost of renting a home has hit an all-time high, shooting up by an average €200 in some parts of the capital in just the space of a year New figures from...
Banks no longer using SBCI’s SME loan...August 17, 2018
The country’s main banks have stopped using a State fund set up to channel low cost finance to SMEs, because lenders can access cheap money in their own right, the Irish Independent has learned....
Digital advertising spend outstrips TV in US...August 15, 2018
Spend on digital advertising has overtaken that of television in the United States for the first time. Last year, internet advertising revenues in the United States hit $88bn (€77bn), an increase of 21pc on...
China vows to control debt despite fresh...August 15, 2018
China’s state planner pledged on Wednesday to keep debt levels under control even as Beijing rolls out fresh stimulus to support the stumbling economy as a trade war with the US deepens. The comments...
Fexco acquires London’s largest specialist...August 15, 2018
Kerry-based fintech company Fexco has acquired London’s leading retail foreign exchange company Thomas Exchange Global (TEG). It is understood that the acquisition is valued at around £10m (€11.2m). TEG has over one million customers...
How to manage €13,000 bill for...August 13, 2018
Parents of the 120,000 students who get their Leaving Cert results this Wednesday are facing a bill of as much as €12,800 to put their child through their first year in college. It currently...
Brexit negotiations face crunch issuesAugust 13, 2018
Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU are due to reconvene on Thursday in Brussels. The European Union is signalling that it wants to make September a decisive month in the divorce negotiations,...
Construction growth raises building costsAugust 13, 2018
Ireland’s construction sector is now growing so fast that shortages of some building materials and services are being reported. That’s led to higher prices for steel, insulation and transport. The latest Ulster Bank Construction...
Explainer: Why families will pay €300...August 10, 2018
Householders face paying an extra €300 this winter for oil to fuel their heating systems. A surge in the cost of home heating oil and the price of petrol and diesel have pushed up...
Doubts grow about Musk’s drive to take...August 10, 2018
Doubts about Elon Musk’s ability to take Tesla private mounted across Wall Street yesterday, wiping out the gains reaped from his initial tweet floating the idea. The stock plunged as much as 4.6pc to...
UK business leaders urge scrapping of...August 10, 2018
Targets to limit immigration should be scrapped after Brexit, UK business lobby group the CBI has recommended. Businesses need a new immigration policy, avoiding visas for EU citizens and putting migration on the table...