Services - 509017-2019

29/10/2019    S209

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of Tax Information Sources and Tax Training — Lot 1: Tax Information Sources — Lot 2: Tax Training

2019/S 209-509017

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/33
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Stéphane Mail Fouilleul
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/calls-tenders-grants-calls-expression-interest_en
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Taxation and Customs Union

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Tax Information Sources and Tax Training — Lot 1: Tax Information Sources — Lot 2: Tax Training

Reference number: TAXUD/2019/OP/0001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This procedure covers the procurement of the provision of tax information sources and tax training. Lot 1 covers publications, databases, library services and other supporting services related to the supply of tax information. Lot 2 covers training activities in relation to taxation issues.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 221 910.80 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Tax Information Sources

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

From the contractor's usual premises in the EU territory.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 covers publications, databases, library services and other supporting services related to the supply of tax information. External expertise is sought for such services in order to ensure data quality, coverage, availability, quick response, accuracy, continuous monitoring, standardised formatting and comparability, and to provide ad-hoc data collection on tax topics related to the Commission's work programme and/or important tax developments on the national,

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As described in the tender specifications / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Tax training

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000 Training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

At the comission's premises in Brussels and from the contractor's usual premises in the EU territory.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 covers training activities in relation to taxation issues.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: As described in the tender specifications / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 103-248846
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: TAXUD
Lot No: 1
Title:

Provision of Tax Information Sources

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Internationaal Belasting Documentatie Bureau
Town: Amsterdam
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 670 613.60 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Provision of Tax Training

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/10/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Internationaal Belasting Documentatie Bureau
Town: Amsterdam
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 551 597.20 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 Avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/33
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444
Internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/index_en.htm
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/10/2019