VAT Partner Framework for the City of Cardiff Council

VAT Partner Framework for the City of Cardiff Council

To both ensure VAT compliance and be able to respond to opportunities in VAT reclamation which may arise.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Tax consultancy services

2018/S 152-349243

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
Cardiff
CF10 4UW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920873738
E-mail: CorporateFrameworks@cardiff.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL22Internet address(es):Main address: www.cardiff.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0422

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

VAT Partner Framework for the City of Cardiff Council

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79221000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is looking to appoint a framework of innovative providers to work alongside them to analyse and examine the spend across the Council’s Directorates to both ensure VAT compliance and be able to respond to opportunities in VAT reclamation which may arise, for example, from changes in legislation.

The services required as part of this Framework include:

‘No-win-no-fee’ VAT reclamation projects

Specialist tax advice on major projects

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79100000
79111000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is looking to appoint a framework of innovative providers to work alongside them to analyse and examine the spend across the Council’s Directorates to both ensure VAT compliance and be able to respond to opportunities in VAT reclamation which may arise, for example, from changes in legislation.

The services required as part of this Framework include:

‘No-win-no-fee’ VAT reclamation projects

Specialist tax advice on major projects

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Total quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

You can register on Practis via https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

All Clarification questions and queries should be directed through the ‘messages’ on the Proactis portal.

All submissions must be submitted via the Proactis Portal within the deadline specified.

(WA Ref:81549)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cardiff Council
County Hall, Atlantic Wharf
Cardiff
CF10 4UW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920873738Internet address: www.cardiff.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/08/2018

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