Revenue Incentives

Revenue Tax Incentives for Small Business

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The Office of the Revenue Commissioners provides a range of supports, reliefs and and incentives to assist start-up business and small and medium enterprises. Initiatives include tax incentives - tax reliefs, deductions and exemptions as well as supports and other initiatives.

Tax reliefs, deductions and exemptions that aims to contribute towards the creation and sustaining of jobs include:

The Start Your Own Business Relief

The Employment and Investment Incentive

The Research and Development Tax Credit

Revenue also have a range of other supports for small and medium businesses;

Exemption from the requirement to register for VAT (provided turnover does not exceed certain thresholds)

Use of the cash basis of accounting for VAT

Start-Up Relief for Entrepreneurs (SURE)