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1. Title: UK-Basildon: VAT Consultancy
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Basildon District Council, Postal Address: The Basildon Centre, St Martins Square, Town: Basildon, Essex, Telephone: 01268 294339, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: , Postal Code: SS14 1DL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01268 294451, General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: Basildon District Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from corporate bodies for the provision of VAT advisory services. The successful organisation will be expected to provide: 1) comprehensive specialist advice on technical VAT issues such as partial exemption considerations; 2)general advice via a helpline; 3)regular updates on new legislation, case law and VAT notices and 4)in-house training for Council staff. The Council will also require a full review of current procedures and practices relating to VAT, leading to a detailed report and recommendations for improvements. The contract is envisaged to last for three years, with the option to extend under the same terms for a further two years.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 66171000.
6. NUTS code: UKH3.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKH3.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 22/05/2009
Time: 12:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: The Council will not be obliged to accept any proposal. You will not be entitled to claim from the Authority any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing your tender whether or not it should be successful. To register your Expression of Interest please email before the closing date of 12noon Friday 22 May 2009 including your company profile detailing relevant experience on no more than one A4 single sided sheet of paper. A Pre Qualification Questionnaire will then be emailed to you. The closing date for return of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires will be 12 noon Wednesday 27 May 2009. Relevant shortlisted Expressions of Interest will be sent a tender pack week commencing Monday 1 June 2009. For any technical questions please contact Julie Bissell, Telephone: 01268 294698
13. Submitted date: 08/05/2009


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