Tender for Tax Advisor Services

Tender for Tax Advisor Services

1. Value Added Tax (VAT), 2. Employment taxes, 3. Corporation Tax 4. Trust Tax liabilities 5. Submission of the Groups returns.

UK-Coventry: Fiscal services

2012/S 248-411157

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Orbit Group Limited
Procurement Team, Garden Court, Harry Weston Road
For the attention of: Peter Mottershead
CV3 2SU Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476437052
E-mail: peter.mottershead@orbit.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.orbit.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.housingprocurement.com

Further information can be obtained from: Orbit Group Limited
All information is available by registering on www.housingprocurement.com and downloading all the documents. Difficulties or queries with the website should be addressed in the first instance to Adam Mottershead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476438393

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Orbit Group Ltd
All information is available by registering on www.housingprocurement.com and downloading all the documents. Difficulties or queries with the website should be addressed in the first instance to Adam Mottershead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476438393

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Orbit Group Ltd
All information is available by registering on www.housingprocurement.com and downloading all the documents. Difficulties or queries with the website should be addressed in the first instance to Adam Mottershead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476438393

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Tax Advisor Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Orbit Group Limited Garden Court, Harry Weston Road, Binley Business Park Coventry CV3 2SU.
NUTS code UKG33
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Orbit Group Ltd is a Registered Provider of Social Housing and is seeking a Tax Advisory Service from a suitable experienced and qualified organisation. The scope of advisory services covers a comprehensive tax advice on
1. Value Added Tax (VAT),
2. Employment taxes,
3. Corporation Tax
4. Trust Tax liabilities
5. Submission of the Groups returns.
The successful provider will be expected to keep Orbit informed on all potential accounting and financial changes in the Social Housing sector
The services required are as detailed in the Specification document which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79220000, 79221000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Orbit Group Ltd is a Registered Provider of Social Housing and is seeking a Tax Advisory Service from a suitable experienced and qualified organisation. The scope of advisory services covers a comprehensive tax advice on
1. Value Added Tax (VAT),
2. Employment taxes,
3. Corporation Tax
4. Trust Tax liabilities
5. Submission of the Groups returns.
The successful provider will be expected to keep Orbit informed on all statutory changes effecting taxation in the Social Housing sector.
Current spend circa £55,000 + VAT per annum.
Contract period initial 5 years plus option to extend up to 3 years.
The services required are as detailed in the Specification document which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com

Estimated value excluding VAT: 440 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option will include a unilateral and discretionary option for Orbit to extend the initial 5 year term of the contract for a period of 36 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The deposits, guarantees or bonds required by Orbit will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The terms concerning finance and payment will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ)
consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available
to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website
www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in

IV.3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ)
consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available
to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website
www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in

IV.3.4.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ)
consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EEC. The PQQ is available
to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website
www.housingprocurement.com. PQQ must be returned by the date stipulated in

IV.3.4.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Selection and evaluation criteria is set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available to download by expressing an interest in the project on the website www.housingprocurement.com
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
PP338
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Orbit Group reserves the right not to award any agreement or to award any individual services pursuant to an agreement. Applicants should therefore note submission to Orbit does not guarantee any level /amount of work. Orbit Group will not in any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by the applicants in preparing their pre-qualification or tender submission.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.12.2012

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