Cogent Taxation Group Limited, Cork, Ireland - Services - company

By: Cogent Taxation Group  05/12/2011
Keywords: Directors, Taxation Group

In the current climate for zero-tolerance for company law infringements, company secretarial and corporate compliance matters should be a major concern for company directors and their advisors. Cogent provides a comprehensive outsourcing company secretarial and corporate compliance service package to assist directors and their advisors in meeting their obligations under the Companies Acts, 1963 – 2006. The firm provides a complete company secretarial and corporate compliance service from incorporation to the termination of a company.

Our outsourcing services include:

Company Formations

Irish formations
We offer a company formation service for all types of Irish companies and normally such companies are incorporated within 5 – 7 working days.

The types of formations are:

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Private Limited Company

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Single Member Company

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Company Limited by Guarantee without a Share Capital

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Unlimited Company

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Public Limited Company

Where necessary, we can advise on appropriate corporate structures. Our taxation department can also assist in registering any new Irish company for tax purposes.

Ancillary Services:

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Company Name Check

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Section 43 Bond for Non Resident Director

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Section 44 Certificate

Non-Irish formations
We can also arrange for the incorporation of Northern Ireland and UK companies.
In relation to other foreign jurisdictions, we have access to agents in many jurisdictions and can advise on the best method of arranging for a company formation.

Registrations

Re-Registrations
Re-registration of companies from:

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single-member company or multi-member company (as appropriate)

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private limited company to public limited company (and vice versa)

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limited companies to unlimited (and vice versa)

Registrations of a Branch or Place of Business
Non-Irish companies establishing a branch or a place of business in Ireland must register their details with the Registrar of Companies. We can assist or arrange for such registrations for non-Irish companies to include advising on annual compliance requirements for such companies.

Registration of Business Names
Registration of business names for individuals, partnerships and corporate entities.


Annual Statutory Compliance Services

The Companies Acts, 1963 – 2006 impose a wide range of annual obligations on companies. Our annual compliance service include:

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Preparation and filing of Annual Returns

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Changing the Annual Return Date

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Preparing for, attending and documenting approval and signing of statutory financial statements and holding of annual general meetings

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Facilitate availing of audit exemption, if applicable

Other Statutory Compliance Services

Preparation of company secretarial documentation and filing of relevant forms in relation to all post-incorporation events, to include:

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Changes in share capital to include increase in authorised share capital, issue, transfer, redemption and buyback of shares

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Changes in directors and secretaries (appointment and/or resignations)

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Changes to a company’s memorandum and articles of association

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Change of name or change of objects

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Change of registered office

In conjunction with our consulting solicitors, J.W. O’Donovan, we also advise companies, their officers and their advisers on their obligations under the Companies Acts and related legislation.

Advanced Company Secretarial Services

Preparation of company secretarial documents and attending to filings with Companies Registration Office to include:

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Section 60 corporate programmes

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Section 34 corporate programmes

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Corporate structures to facilitate loans and guarantees between related companies

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Corporate structures to facilitate filing limited information in statutory accounts

Company Secretarial Support Services

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Company Searches for both Irish registered companies and foreign companies

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Attendance at Board and Members’ Meetings

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Duplicate Certificate of Incorporation Services

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Provision of company seals and statutory company registers.

Company Secretarial Maintenance

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Annual company secretarial maintenance package

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Provision of company secretarial audits

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Advising on changes to the Memorandum and Articles of Association of a company and changes to a company’s share capital

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Updating/Amending Statutory Company Registers

Reorganisations and Restructurings

We offer a wide range of services in this area which include but are not limited to

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Creation or re-organisation of group structures

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Execution of corporate structures for tax planning, estate planning and other purposes

The scope of the work in this area varies depending on the client requirements. We may be engaged in a purely company secretarial capacity or can liaise internally with our own tax department or externally with the client’s accountants and legal advisers to ensure that client’s objective is attained efficiently from a commercial, accounting, legal, taxation and company secretarial perspective

Company Restorations and Dissolutions

We offer a comprehensive service relating to the restoration and dissolution of companies which include:

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Corporate Restorations (Administrative and High Court)

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Voluntary Strike Off Applications

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Voluntary Members’ Winding Up

Keywords: Directors, Taxation Group

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