Request For Proposal

RFP PS20190857 - CONSULTING SERVICES FOR SALES TAX REVIEW

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Questions & Answers

July 9, 2019

CONTACT

All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:

Donna Lee, Buyer

Email: donna.lee@vancouver.ca

All enquiries must be made in writing. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted.

PHONE NUMBER

604.871.6054

FAX NUMBER

604.873.7057

ENQUIRIES

purchasing@vancouver.ca

[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]

Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date

CLOSING DATE & TIME

3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Thursday, July 25, 2019

All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.

CLOSING LOCATION

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS

Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 above (the “Closing Time”).

Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:

- Subject of the file to be: PS# - Title – Vendor name.

- Document format for submissions:

- RFP PART C Part C in PDF format – 1 combined PDF file,

- Appendix 3 (pricing tab) in Excel format, and;

- Any other attachments if necessary

- Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.

- Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca; do not deliver a physical copy to the City of Vancouver.

- If you did not receive an automated email within few minutes, check your junk folder first, and then contact Purchasing@vancouver.ca.

- Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.

To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the“Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.

Amendments to a Proposal may be submitted via the same methods, at any time prior to the Closing Time.

Proposals are revocable and may be withdrawn at any time before or after the Closing Time.

Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.

Faxed proposals will not be accepted.

Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.

General Description of Requirement

The City of Vancouver (“City”) is seeking the services of a Consultant to assist with the delivery of its Sales Tax (includes Federal and Provincial Sales Taxes) Review. The purpose of the Review is to provide an overview of City of Vancouver’s sales tax return compliances processes, including general ledger sales tax account reconciliations and sales tax filings and to provide recommendations, whilst identifying any savings opportunities realized and exposures noted.

The successful Proponent will have experience performing similar reviews in other jurisdictions / for other similar organizations. The City would prefer to retain the services of a Consultant with applicable experience in larger, complex cities and metropolitan areas similar to Vancouver.

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Downloading the Document

Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.

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Description

PS20190857PDF 369 KB

PS20190857 243 KB

PS20190857 30 KB

CONSULTING SERVICES FOR SALES TAX REVIEW

PART C - FORM OF PROPOSAL

APPENDIX 3 - COMMERCIAL PROPOSAL - PRICING TABLE

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Amendment

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Addendum

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Questions and Answers

Q&A No.1 PDF 30 KB

ISSUED JULY 9, 2019

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