How Can Non-EEA Nationals Invest and Start a Business in Ireland? Part 1 of 3

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Immigrant Investor Programme

The Immigrant Investor Programme was established by the Irish Government in 2012 to stimulate productive investment in Ireland and to offer residency in Ireland.

Purpose of the programme

The programme provides non-EEA nationals (together with their immediate families) with secure residency status in Ireland subject to Read more

Posted on July 29, 2015 by Cooney Carey

How Can Non-EEA Nationals Invest And Start A Business In Ireland? An Overview

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There are three schemes overseen by the Department of Justice and Law Reform that match inward investment with the entitlement to live/ work in Ireland:

1) Immigrant Investor Programme
2) Start-up Entrepreneur Programme (“STEP”)
3) Business Permission

These schemes are overseen and managed directly by the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service.

Purpose of initiatives

The initiatives were established by the Irish Government in 2012 to stimulate Read more

Posted on June 23, 2015 by Cooney Carey

Public Consultation On Development Land

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The Minister of Finance invited interested parties to make submissions regarding:

1) Views on the extent of undeveloped zoned and serviced lands;
2) Reasons for their non-development;
3) Possible corrective tax measures to encourage development.

The context to the Public Consultation is as follows:

A) The Minister of Finance in his 2015 Budget made reference to owners of zoned and serviced lands waiting for higher prices before taking steps to develop the lands. He also mentioned that previous property tax reliefs were allowed to continue too long and were not adequately measured to determine if their goal had been achieved.

B) The Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government is separately developing proposals to underpin development of priority areas in local authority and county development plans. They are examining the introduction of Read more

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Paul Leonard

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