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Title: VAT Advisory services
Reference No: FEB309562
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000515279
Published by: The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")
Publication Date: 09/02/2018
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 01 Prior Information Notice (PIN)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: VAT Advisory Services
CPV: 66171000, 66170000.

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")

Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent


EH12 9EB


Contact person: Rebecca Cruickshanks

Telephone: +44 1312756840



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

VAT Advisory services

Reference number: NP828/18

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

VAT Advisory Services

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

NHS Scotland

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of VAT consultancy and support services, including staff training, from appropriately accredited and experienced suppliers, ensuring compliance with HMRC regulations whilst maintaining accuracy and minimising risks arising from the HMRC fines and penalties regime.

The Framework Agreement may be used by all mainland and island NHS Scotland Health Boards and Special Boards (including the Common Services Agency) and by all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS organisations established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978) and any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014. All Scottish Hospices.

II.2.14) Additional information

Total value shown is for duration of the framework and based on last 12 months of supplier spend data. Based on historic data the estimated annual value of this requirement is 600000 GBP. The framework period will be 4 years.

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Interested participants are invited to contact the National Procurement Contact Person detailed in this Notice (part I.1)should they wish to discuss any aspects of the requirement prior to issue of the Invitation to Tender which is scheduled to be released on 7th March 2018.

(SC Ref:515279)

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
209999other Financial ServicesFinancial Services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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