Tax Consultancy Services Edinburgh

Tax Consultancy Services Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh requires Taxation Advice and a range of related services and proposes to award a contract for a period of 2 years, which may be extended to 4 years. UK-Edinburgh: tax consultancy services

2012/S 55-089960

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University Of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Gordon Whittaker
EH1 1HT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316502759
E-mail: Gordon.Whittaker@ed.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1316502154

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/procurement/supplying

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00107

Further information can be obtained from: University Of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Gordon Whittaker
EH1 1HT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316502759
Fax: +44 1316502154
Internet address: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/procurement/supplying

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: University Of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
For the attention of: Gordon Whittaker
EH1 1HT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316502759
Fax: +44 1316502154
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/edinburghuni/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: University Of Edinburgh
Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
For the attention of: Gordon Whittaker
EH1 1HT Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316502759
Fax: +44 1316502154
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/edinburghuni/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Education
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:

Taxation advice and related 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: University of Edinburgh various.
NUTS code UK

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)

The University of Edinburgh requires Taxation Advice and a range of related services and proposes to award a contract for a period of 2 years, which may be extended to 4 years, all subject to annual performance review, with a 3-month termination notice period.
This will include ensuring the provision of high quality, reliable and cost-effective taxation advice and related services to the University, and, at their sole discretion, to such of its subsidiary companies through the award of a contract to the service provider for specific taxation and related services.
The supplier will be engaged to provide advice at the request, and under the direction of, nominated UOE representatives relating primarily to interpretation and application of UK tax law specifically as it applies to UK Higher Education Institutions.
The appointed organisation (the Appointee) will cover the following scope of work with or on behalf of UOE (the Client):
— Advice on Direct Tax, Corporation Tax, VAT and other indirect taxes to UOE and its nominated subsidiary companies,
— Assistance with preparation and submission of Corporation tax returns for the University and its nominated subsidiary companies.
Full scope of the requirement listed in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79221000, 79222000

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

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes

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 below

1. Quality. Weighting 75

2. Price. Weighting 25

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:

EC/0538/tax advice and related services
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 24.4.2012
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.4.2012 – 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 tenders

Date: 26.4.2012 – 13:00
Place:

Procurement Office, University of Edinburgh.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

University of Edinburgh operate an electronic tender system and all interst should be registed via the Intend system at the follwing address https://in-tendhost.co.uk/edinburghuni/.

Once logged into the site, suppliers can download the ITT details from a secure and confidential e-tender site. Suppliers will be able to upload their offer details back into the site. No other parties can view your documents, apart from The University, following the official closing time and date.
(SC Ref:223240).

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:15.3.2012