Unit 7A Newtown Centre Annacotty Limerick V94 C9P3

Sole Traders Accountant

Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding venture. One of the simplest ways to begin is by becoming a sole trader. This straightforward business structure allows you to be your own boss, making all the decisions and keeping all the profits.

However, success as a sole trader requires careful planning and adherence to specific steps. These include registering your business, keeping accurate accounting records, and understanding your tax obligations.

Without following these essential processes, you may face significant challenges that can hinder the growth and sustainability of your business.

Pros and Cons of Being a Sole Trader


  • Simplicity and Control: Easy to set up and operate, with full control over business decisions.
  • Profit Retention: All profits go directly to you, without the need to share with partners or shareholders.
  • Flexible Working: Freedom to set your own hours and work schedule according to your preferences.
  • Privacy: Financial details and business operations remain private, without the need to publish accounts publicly.


  • Unlimited Liability: You are personally responsible for all debts and liabilities of the business, risking personal assets.
  • Funding Challenges: Difficulty in raising capital, as investors and banks may be hesitant to lend to sole traders.
  • Limited Expertise: You may lack the diverse skill set that a team of partners or employees can provide.
  • Heavy Workload: Responsibility for all aspects of the business, leading to potential burnout and limited time off.

We help sole traders with their accounting and tax, just follow these 3 easy steps.

Get in touch

We provide complimentary consultations because having the right financial guidance is crucial. You can conveniently meet with one of our accountants either in person or via video chat.

Talk to an expert

We’re dedicated to helping you expand your business and increase profits by offering a variety of support services tailored to various types of companies.

Get a quote

We believe in fixed price accounting services, customised to each person’s needs, ensuring you only pay for the specific accounts services or support you require.

It is easy to switch accountants

You can change accountants at any time of the year without tax implications.

Our team will lead you through the process of changing accountants for a seamless transition. We’ll ensure everything proceeds smoothly.

Ready to get Started?

We offer flexible appointment times to fit your schedule, ensuring we’re here for you whenever you need us.

Our accountants are ready to assist you – schedule a video call with Barry to take the next step.