John Comerford


John is a partner at Andersen in Ireland. John has wide ranging experience gained in Big Four firms and as a Tax Partner in a well know tax, accounting and advisory firm.

He has over 20 years’ experience advising large multinational and cross border businesses, significant domestic enterprises, property developers / investors and dealing with SME businesses and high net worth individuals. He advises on both business and personal tax issues arising from matters such as M&A transactions, corporate reorganisation, business structure reviews, property transactions including VAT on property and Revenue audits as well as dealing with the ongoing tax and strategic planning requirements for his client base.

John has the ability to quickly absorb the relevant commercial and legal backdrop of a particular transaction to allow him to identify efficient, innovative and appropriate tax structures and solutions for his clients.

Recent transactions and advice include advising on refinancing of an investment and development property portfolio, acquisition of a portfolio of investment properties, the sale of significant business subject to CGT exemption, implementing a flexible business structure to facilitate realisation / sale tax free  or with the benefit of exit reliefs, tax efficient holding structure for Investment property, advising families on the tax issues in managing wealth and the participation of the next generation in a tax efficient manner.