Single Member Shareholder Company

An individual, can incorporate a private company limited by shares, which has only one shareholder. A single member company is required to have at least 1 director and a company secretary. The company must have a minimum of 2 officers. The company secretary can be one of the directors in the case of 2 directors or more.

The Companies Act provide that, all the provisions which apply to private companies limited by shares will apply to single member companies. The sole shareholder, can dispense with the holding of General Meetings, including the Annual General Meeting. The Report and Accounts that would normally be presented at the AGM of a company will still need to be prepared.

Formation of a Single Member Company

One person may, by subscribing his name to the Constitution and complying with the requirements of the Companies Act 2014, incorporate a private company limited by shares.

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Ireland Key Points
  • Only 2 to 3 days to incorporate.
  • Directors can be of any EU nationality.
  • Only 1 shareholder required.
  • 100% overseas shareholders allowed.
  • Equal treatment for domestic and foreign shareholders.
  • No obligation requiring Irish participation in the management of your company.
  • Share Capital requirement is only €100.
  • Exemption for 3 years from Corporation Tax if your taxable profits are less than €320,000.
  • Low Corporation Tax of 12.5%.
  • We are members of the Irish Companies Registration Office electronic filing scheme.
  • We provide you with full expert assistance throughout every step of the company formation process.