Accounting Services

Audit & Accountancy Services

Audit & Accountancy Services

Traditionally our core business, Merry Mullen audit and accountancy services are about much more than just compliance. With our focus on added value, we will give you expert independent objective advice. We are trusted advisors to many leading individuals and privately-owned businesses.

Our aim is to significantly improve your business's performance by identifying and reducing risks, while also maximising growth opportunities. At Merry Mullen we view the statutory audit as a business development opportunity rather than just an overhead incurred to comply with statutory requirements.

"I did my homework on accountants in the Dublin area, Declan and his team stood head and shoulders above his competitors. We’ve been doing business together for many years since."
Noel Storey, Owner/Director,  Beacon Studios Ltd

Our audit principal and senior staff will provide detailed analysis of your business operations, as well as carrying out professional audit procedures designed to ensure minimum disruption to your day-to-day business. Our audit reports have a well-deserved reputation with financial institutions and taxation authorities for technical accuracy and clarity.

Our clients appreciate our partner-led approach and single point of contact which assures that they receive top level service at all times.

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Liquidation & Insolvency Services

Insolvency Services

When a company is facing financial problems, it can be a very stressful time for all the various stakeholders. We can advise quickly and clearly on all the options open to the business, including liquidation. We will work with you to determine the best solution for your business.

Merry Mullen has a trusted reputation in the area of liquidation & insolvency services. If it is necessary to put the company into liquidation, we can assist with all the necessary steps involved – including acting as liquidator of the company. We can also serve as liquidator for solvent companies, where shareholders wish to release value in a tax-efficient manner, or where a company no longer fulfils its economic purposes.

“We have repeatedly found that the corporate finance / restructuring team in Merry Mullen cut through the figures and craft practical commercial business solutions”

Andreas McConnell, Philip Lee Solicitors 

When business circumstances are difficult, it is more important than ever to have a team of approachable experts to advise and assist your company. At Merry Mullen, we can help you through these challenges and provide long-term solutions.


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Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

With our years of practical experience in advising company owners in the area of Corporate Finance, Merry Mullen is a good place to start when you are considering a merger, acquisition or similar expansion to your business.

Give your business the best chance of success by obtaining the right professional advice. At Merry Mullen, we have considerable expertise in this area and will base our advice on sound projections. We also have a network of contacts to help secure the right financial package. We can advise on a range of fund raising options including bank or working capital finance, loan stock, and third party non-equity investors. Additionally, we can advise on obtaining grants or venture capital, if required.

“Whether the deal is a multimillion international trade sale or a smaller scale assignment, we have found that the firm always brings to the table a unique blend of ‘big firm’ in terms of quality and delivery, but with a ‘smaller firm’ personal touch to project management”

Andreas McConnell, Philip Lee Solicitors

Whatever area of corporate finance you need assistance with: mergers or acquisitions, finance options or business valuations, the approachable experts at Merry Mullen have the specialist expertise you need.

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Tax Compliance

Tax Compliance

Our personal and corporate tax compliance team will proactively engage with you throughout the year. With the Merry Mullen team working for your business, you can be assured that all your relevant tax return and reporting deadlines will be adhered to in good time.

We have one of the most experienced and technically proficient tax compliance teams in the business. Together, they possess a broad range of knowledge and experience across many tax areas.

“I have always found their advice to be correct and delivered in an extremely professional and timely manner. I would say that they are much more than our auditors but are our business & tax advisors. I have recommended their services on several occasions...”

Enda Bohan (FCA), (Finance) Director, LHW Insurances

Our dedicated tax compliance team provides continuity for your business. You have a single point of contact who understands you and how your business works.

Further, we don't just compute your tax liabilities: we consider all possible reliefs available to ensure they are minimised. We believe there is an important difference between planning and merely reacting to tax issues.

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Payroll & Bookkeeping

Payroll & Bookkeeping

Merry Mullen offers tailored solutions for your Payroll and Bookkeeping requirements. Our cost-effective, scalable service frees you from the need to maintain internal resources for these specialist areas. Whether your business has one employee or several hundred, we can provide the assistance you need.

Key Benefits include:

  • Frees up management time
  • Eliminates the need for costly payroll software for employers
  • Frequency of Payroll tailored to individual companies (weekly, monthly, etc.)
  • Provision of payslips and reports relevant to your needs
  • Preparation of P45 and P60s for employees
  • All returns (e.g. P30s, P35 year end) filed with Revenue Commissioners on time
  • Fixed Fees agreed in advance

“We have been using Merry Mullen for the last seven years and have been delighted with the results of their work. We find their work to be thorough and their communication to be timely and clear.”

Alan Moynihan, CEO, Highlife Ski & Snowboard 

In addition to our Payroll services, Merry Mullen's outsourced bookkeeping department eliminates the need for, and consequent cost of, a dedicated in-house accounts solution. This service can provide timely, accurate financial information to help run your business effectively.

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Business Advisory

Business Advisory

Merry Mullen has helped companies to grow and to thrive for three generations. We will advise you - not only on regulatory obligations, but also on techniques that have helped others to become more efficient. Our aim is to help you maximise revenue streams and capitalise on the opportunities available.

We are a proactive firm, motivated and focused on our clients' needs. Our unique combination of experienced as well as fresh talent enables Merry Mullen to stay informed on the broader business landscape. We do not rest on our laurels, but strive to be continually up-to-date on the challenges and opportunities faced by our diverse clients.

“Apart from day to day accounting, Declan has always been approachable on all aspects of our business and has always given me good business advice. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.”

Farrel Kavanagh, Director, Genius Ltd 

We also realised a long time ago, the importance of providing a service that can cross borders as businesses do. Since the 1970s we have been connected internationally and can offer the advice you require both at home and abroad. See our International section for further details.

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Tax Consultants

Tax Consultants

As tax consultants we believe that taxation, just like any other business cost, is manageable with good planning and control. At Merry Mullen, this is one of our particular specialities. As with compliance, our approach aims to leverage your business's strengths and growth possibilities.

Our tax experts can look at your individual situation and recommend a tailored tax strategy. With nearly 70 years' experience in advising companies and individuals, we have gained the know-how and business acumen to advise across a wide range of sectors, whatever your current circumstances.

Our tax consultant team will consider your company structure, the nature of your operations, and plans for expansion to determine the best strategy for you. This ensures that any liabilities are known in advance and can be planned for appropriately, guaranteeing that you reap the maximum benefit of allowances and reliefs.

“We have been dealing with Merry Mullen for a number of years. We have discussed new business opportunities and have found their advice and expertise to be invaluable in a number of areas such as:- financial, bank proposals, projections, day to day running costs, potential pitfalls & opportunities.”

John Hickey, Owner/Director, Shaylan Trading Ltd

We pride ourselves on our energy and enthusiasm in staying up-to-date with the ever-changing tax legislation and appraising our clients' situations in relation to these.



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Company Secretarial

Company Secretarial

In a time of increased focus on regulatory compliance, Merry Mullen can help you adhere to your duties under the Companies Acts. We can update and maintain the statutory registers of a company, and ensure timely compliance to statutory regulations.

We offer a full range of Company Secretarial services including:

  • Company formation and name changes
  • Annual returns Minutes and amendments to Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Maintenance of company registers
  • General secretarial services
  • Specialist consultancy advice

“Merry Mullen carry out the Annual Audit and present our accounts to our membership at our A.G.M., all done with a high level of expertise. They also provide us with up to date information on Budgetary changes and Company Law matters pertinent to us.

John Brosnan, Secretary, Garda Benevolent Trust Fund Ltd 

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Business Start-Up

Business Start-Up

Starting a business can be a daunting prospect. While you have the passion and specialist expertise related to your project, you may find the technicalities of setting up the business outside your scope of knowledge. That's where Merry Mullen can help.

We will be there to work closely with you each step of the way. Our experts will guide you through the initial planning stages, to business entity formation and registration. We can advise on what structure you should choose and can even point you in the right direction to raise finance.

“We have employed Merry Mullen as our financial advisors since the time of our start up and the support and service offered has been super. As a young company this support and peace of mind has been very welcome.”

Julian Beatty, Owner/Director, Nova Q Ltd 

Our team can even offer financial modelling and systems implementation. And of course, our tax experts are available to advise you on the best way to plan for your liabilities and maximise your growth.

As your business grows, Merry Mullen will continue to be there to advise and assist you with the challenges you face.

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Accounting Services

Accounting Services

Merry Mullen offers a full array of financial advisory and accounting services, with highly-regarded technical expertise as tax accountants. Click on the service links above to learn how Merry Mullen can help your business to grow. 

At Merry Mullen, we are committed to providing a personal and first class service. We work closely with all our clients and make ourselves available all year round to offer advice on problems encountered and also proactive advice on how you can improve your business and personal finances.

In today's complex financial and business world, everyone needs reliable, professional help managing their personal and business finances. Today's business environment is fast moving, complex and highly competitive. Business owners need the support of professionals who provide on-time, effective solutions to help their business move forward. We aim to provide such a service.

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