Tender for Making Tax Digital for VAT Compliance Solution

Tender for Making Tax Digital for VAT Compliance Solution

NI Water is required to comply with UK tax legislation and views tax compliance as an integral part of the Finance function.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Tax preparation software package

2019/S 213-524336

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NI Water and its subsidiaries
Postal address: Westland House
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: BT14 6TE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: sourcingniwater.com
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

C1032– Making Tax Digital for VAT(MTDfV) Compliance Solution

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48412000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NI Water is required to comply with UK tax legislation and views tax compliance as an integral part of the Finance function. NI Water’s key tax objectives are published within our Group Tax Strategy. Making Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their tax affairs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

48000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NI Water is required to comply with UK tax legislation and views tax compliance as an integral part of the Finance function. NI Water’s key tax objectives are published within our Group Tax Strategy. Making Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their tax affairs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 25

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
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: 20/11/2019
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

Tender must be valid until: 18/02/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/11/2019
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Ireland Watere
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
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:

31/10/2019