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Services - 211420-2017

03/06/2017    S106    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of effective tax rates and related supporting services

2017/S 106-211420

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/40
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE
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.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2074
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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 effective tax rates and related supporting services.

Reference number: TAXUD/2017/AO-02.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The call for tenders covers 2 types of services:

lot 1: access to a database, along with an annual report, and a calculator of comparable forward-looking indicators relating to effective levels of company taxation using a model approach based on the Devereux-Griffith methodology for the time span 2005–2020;

lot 2: provision of on-demand supporting services for the performance of ad hoc economic analyses with respect to the development of effective tax burdens over time and the impact of specific corporate tax reforms in the EU using an additional model.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Access to a database, along with an annual report, and a calculator of comparable forward-looking indicators relating to effective levels of company taxation

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79311400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

From the contractor's usual premises in the EU territory. All information/data processed by the contractor in the context of the performance of the contract must remain stored exclusively in the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Using a model approach based on the Devereux-Griffith methodology for the time span 2005–2020, external expertise is sought for such services in order to ensure data quality, coverage, availability, quick response, accuracy, continuous monitoring, standardised formatting and comparability.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of on-demand supporting services for the performance of ad hoc economic analyses

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79311400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

From the contractor's usual premises in the EU territory. All information/data processed by the contractor in the context of the performance of the contract must remain stored exclusively in the EU.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

External expertise is sought to carry out a number of ad hoc economic analyses on specific corporate tax topics as identified by the Commission. The topics to be examined are related to the analysis of fiscal aspects with respect to the development of effective tax burdens over time and the impact of specific corporate tax reforms in the EU within the framework of the Commission work programme and important corporate tax developments on the national, European and international level.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
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:

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 a single operator
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: 17/07/2017
Local time: 16:00
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, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

rue Joseph II 79, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Subject to prior request, 1 representative per tenderer only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

For each lot, complementary services may be requested by the Commission according to the conditions foreseen in Article 104.5 of the Financial Regulation and in Article 134.1(e) of the rules of application, for a maximum value of 50 % of the framework contract's awarded amount.

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.4.3)Review procedure
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 05/40
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:
24/05/2017