2022 GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE (GPN)
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of Nigeria is a Federal Government agency established by the FIRS establishment Act 2007, to collect tax on behalf of the Federation. Its vision is to deliver quality service to taxpayers in partnership with other stakeholders and make taxation the pivot of national development. Its mission is to operate an efficient and transparent tax system that optimizes tax revenue collection and voluntary tax compliance. To meet up with this herculean task, the Service has earmarked funds for execution of various projects in year 2022 approved budget. In a bid to achieve sound Public Procurement, the Service wishes to notify all existing/prospective Contractors, Suppliers, Service providers, Vendors with requisite experience and competences and the General public that the Service would undertake the procurement of Goods, Works and Services in the 2022 financial year in the following areas:
2. AREAS OF NEEDS:
Package 1: Supply of Operational Vehicles
- Category A: Supply of operational vehicles – Cars
- Category B: Supply of operational vehicles – Buses
- Category C: Supply of Ambulances
- Category D: Supply of Utility vehicles
(Prospective contractors for this Package are required/expected to be Manufacturers/Assemblers of vehicles in Nigeria recognised/certified by the National Automotive Design and Development Council published by BPP or authorized distributors certified by the OEM of the brand they are offering and meet the general requirements in paragraph 3).
Package 2: Renovation/Construction of FIRS Office Buildings, Training Schools and Car Parks
Category A: Less than N20m
Category B: N20m – Less than N100m;
Category C: N100m – Less than N300m;
Category D: N300m – Less than N1.5b
Category E: N1.5b & Above.
(Turnover must be evident on Tax Clearance Certificate – Category desired must be supported by Turnover on the Tax Clearance Certificate. Staff/Personnel of the prospective Companies/firms should all be registered with their relevant professional organisations).
- Package 3: Modernization of FIRS Offices
Category A: Information Communication Technology:
- Supply and installation of Computers, Printers and Scanners;
- Provision of Internet access and bandwidth;
- Provision of Structured Local Area Network (LAN) Cabling and Network Devices;
- Enterprise SAN storage and Servers;
- Enterprise license agreement;
- Other related services.
(Contractors/Vendors/Service providers in this category must have the appropriate certifications and evidence of membership of the relevant society or organization such as Computer Association, OEM accreditation, NITDA registration etc).
Category B: Supply and installation of office equipment:
- Safes (Fireproof);
- File Registry/cabinets;
- Shredding machines;
- Water dispensers etc
Category C: Supply and Installation of Office Furniture:
Only companies that have furniture production factories in Nigeria and can demonstrate capacity to meet large orders of very high quality furniture may be considered.
Package 4 Supply and installation of Electricity equipment
- Supply and installation of Generators
- Supply and installation of Electricity Transformers
- Supply and installation of Electricity Solar/ inverters Power systems
- Supply and installation of street lights
Package 5 Supply of Communication Equipment
- Supply of Public Address and Conferencing Systems
- Supply of Multimedia Platforms
- Supply of Photography/Recording Equipment
- Supply of Audio and Video Studio Equipment
Package 6 Supply of Office Materials and Medical Supplies
- Supply of Non-security Documents
- Supply of Books (Books and e-Books)
- Supply of Medical equipment
- Supply of drugs and other medicals
Package 7 Supply of Computer Materials and consumables
Package 8 Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Lifts, Plant & Equipment
Package 9 Provision of Consultancy and Professional Services
- Financial Services
- Engineering Services
- Legal Services
- Architectural Services
- Quantity Survey Services
- Project Management Services
- Communications/Media Services
- Insurance Services
- Other Professional Services
Package 10 Provision of Non-Consultancy/Maintenances Services
- Engagement of security guards
- Cleaning Services
- Building Maintenance
- Electrical Maintenance
- Plumbing Maintenance
- Air conditioner Maintenance
- Generator Maintenance
- Vehicle Maintenance
- Other Maintenance Services
Package 11 Supply and installation of Security & Safety Equipment;
- Access Control equipment
- Security surveillance equipoment
- smoke/fire detectors
- Fire extingushers
- other security and safety related equipment
3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIRMENTS
Interested Companies who wish to do business with the Service should have their documents updated in the under listed areas pending the publication of the various Specific Procurement Notices (SPNs):
(a). Pre-requisite Requirements:
i. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC2 and CAC7.
ii. Evidence of Company income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years valid till 31st December, 2022
iii. Evidence of Pension compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2022.
iv. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2022.
v. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2022.
vi. Evidence of current registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring 31st December, 2022 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
(b) Others Requirements:
I. Company profile with the CV of key professional staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualification/certification; (in case of works projects: ARCON, COREN (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) QSRBN, CORBON etc, in case of Tax/Financial Audit Services: CITN, ICAN, ANAN, ACCA and FRCN, IFRS where applicable);
II. Lists of Plant/Equipment with proof of ownership/lease (where applicable);
III. Evidence financial capacity to execute the project including Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
IV. Company’s audited accounts for the last three (3) years – 2019, 2020 and 2021;
V. A sworn affidavit of disclosure; disclosing whether or not any officer of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or Bureau for Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
VI. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs successfully executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, contract agreement, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and photograph of the projects;
VII. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all the eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV Partner).
VIII. Evidence of ISO Certification as installer (where applicable).
IX. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.),and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the Company/Firm.
(c) The Federal Inland Revenue Service reserves the right to verify claims made by any contractor and /or prospect.
THIS IS NOT AN INVITATION TO TENDER; All interested existing and prospective Contractors, Suppliers and service providers who wish to do business with the Service should look out for Specific Procurement Notices (SPN) to be published in the future.
Please check FIRS Website and Procurement Department Notice Board for further information on Specific Procurement Notices for the projects to be executed in 2022.
For all enquiries: Please contact 08074983355, email@example.com
FIRS Tenders Board,
For: Executive Chairman,
Federal Inland Revenue Service.