Tender for Tax Consultancy Services

Tender for Tax Consultancy Services

Tax Advice for the Manydown Project, Basingstoke.

United Kingdom-Basingstoke: Tax consultancy services

2015/S 111-201524

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
Civic Offices, London Road
For the attention of: Helen Taylor-Cobb
RG21 4AH Basingstoke
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1256845446
E-mail: helen.taylor-cobb@basingstoke.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1256845200

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.basingstoke.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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 Advice for the Manydown Project, Basingstoke.

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

NUTS code UKJ3

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)

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (‘BDBC’) and Hampshire County Council (‘HCC’) are the leaseholders of approximately 840 hectares of land at Manydown, near Basingstoke. BDBC and HCC are in the process of procuring a consortium of consultants to prepare a Detailed Masterplan and submit a Planning Application for the first phase of the Manydown project that is defined as the site allocation contained in the emerging Local Plan.
This particular requirement relates to the commissioning of a comprehensive tax advisory service covering all current and future potential taxation aspects in relation to the Manydown project. BDBC will be acting in the capacity as ‘lead authority’.
It is envisaged the commissioned tax advisory service will cover:
(I) Corporation Tax;
(ii) VAT;
(iii) Property Tax;
(iv) Revenue Income Taxation.
The advice required will need to be from the perspective of the councils as joint landowners and developers of the Manydown project.
It is envisage that the contract will operate for a period of between 3 to 5 years, but this may vary according to how, and the speed at which, the Manydown project progresses as whole.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79221000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: As set out in the Invitation to Tender document (and in accordance with Section 58 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender document (and in accordance with Section 58 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender document (and in accordance with Section 58 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015).
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

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

14.7.2015 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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

All documentation relating to the tender opportunity, including the return of tender submissions, will be managed via the council’s electronic tendering platform Pro Contract: www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk Registatrion to the portal is free. Once you have expressed an official interest via the South East Business Portal you will receive an automated invitation email from the Business Portal containing a link inviting you to access the Invitation to Tender documents. If you need any assistance or have any queries about using the Pro Contract system please contact support team on the following details: support@due-north.com or telephone +44 1670597137 (8:30 to 17:30, Monday to Friday).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

8.6.2015

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