Business & Company Setup

The decision which structure is most suitable for your business venture is most important. The choice of structure depends on a number of factors and we will be glad to help you understand your options and provide you with the best advice Sole Trader, Partnership, or Limited Company.

Business Plans and Budgetsaccountant with tablet pc

Submitting professional prepared financial business plans to a bank, business partner or landlord is extremely important. It is a frequent request from landlords and bank managers prior to starting business. The common pitfalls in setting up a business is not knowing your breakeven point or underestimating your cost structure. The cash flows on supplier payments and debtor receipts are a key function of managing your business. A good business plan will include these details.

Revenue Audits & Accounts Preparation  

Revenue Audits

As Chartered Certified Accountants  and Certified Tax Advisers we have extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with all aspects of Revenue Law and Practice. If you have a Revenue Audit pending or have recieved a Revenue Aspect letter, please call the office for a free consultation on 640 4192 and ask for Greg Colclough FCCA, CTAX or Paul Keegan practice partner.

Audit Exempt and Companies Office Filing

The majority of small Irish companies can avail of the audit exemptions which removes the need for an audit and an opinion on the accounts. It also removes some of the additional testing required under the statutory audit and thus these accounts are less costly, providing these are filed on time.

Taxation advice


Ireland has one of the most detailed taxation legislation in the developed world. Advice and planning on taxation matters are key. The key to good tax planning is knowledge and experience. Clients who keep us informed of business plans and upcoming transactions limit their exposure to taxation and ensure the correct advice is delivered on time and also ensure the appropriate return is made, thus avoiding late surcharges and penalties.

Revenue Audit- Preparation is Key

The Revenue authorities have comprehensive powers and systems in place to identify companies and individuals who have failed to make the necessary returns. The business modeling and analytical reviews carried out by the Revenue have been in place for years. If you are concerned about possible tax exposure please contact us.

Forensic Accounting

The successful resolution of financial investigations is often dependent on forensic accounting expertise to produce reliable reports on complex matters. The requirement for forensic accounting services may arise in investigations required by an individual or by private companies, banks, legal advisers or by those responsible for governance.

At CKA & Associates, our experience and our professional approach play an important part in establishing the facts and key issues in an investigation.

The combination of our forensic accounting skills and our experience collaborating with legal advisers both enhance the chances of a successful conclusion to the legal process for recovery of assets or compensation and potentially dramatically cut your legal costs.

Examples of cases where we have considerable experience include:

  • Commercial disputes.
  • Valuation disputes.
  • Shareholder disputes.
  • Fraud investigations.
  • Matrimonial disputes.

Company Secretarial Services

  • Company Formations
  • CRO annual Returns
  • Company Restorations
  • Company Strike off options
  • A company can be wound up by:
  • resolution of the Members following the making of a declaration of solvency;
  • A resolution of the members ratified by the Creditors
  • An order of the Court

Outsourced Services

  • Payroll
  • Book Keeping – VAT
  • Systems Installation- Computerised installation and Staff Training