Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Request For Proposal (RFP) Number 2017/11-084 For Provision Of VAT Exemption And VAT Refund Processing Service - JHPIEGO

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) NUMBER 2017/11-084 FOR PROVISION OF VAT EXEMPTION AND VAT REFUND PROCESSING SERVICE

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence- based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations.

Since 1999, Jhpiego has worked with the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly 'and Children, development partners, health experts, and community leaders to improve health outcomes in maternal, newborn and child health; HIV/AIDS; gender-based violence; cervical cancer prevention; Integrated Management of Childhood Illness; malaria; and family planning, as well as pre- service education, infection prevention and control, and training of community health workers.

Jhpiego Tanzania wishes to outsource the process ofseeking and following up of Value Added Tax (VAT) exemption and refund processing for various goods and services (except vehicles and motorbikes) that will be purchased for use of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other eligible donor funded projects. The company will offer VAT exemption and refund processing services which includes collecting filled forms (VAT 220), submitting to appropriate offices such as District Commissioner, USAID, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Finance (MOF), Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), etc. The company will be responsible for tracking documents submitted and forward to the next appropriate stage and finally collecting the VAT exemptions certificates and VAT refund notifications from TRA and hand-them over to Jhpiego Tanzania VAT focal person. The c:ompany will work closely with Jhpiego VAT focal person to prepare VAT utilization report, provide weekly status to Jhpiego VAT focal person on submitted VAT forms, VAT exemptions received, rejected and need resubmission,.etc.

A prospective service provider having any question regarding this RFP shall send an email 3 days prior to the due date and time for submission of proposals to the following email address: TZ-Jhpiegobids@ jhpiego.org

Interested eligible service providers may collect or request a complete set of bidding documents at the address given below from Monday to Thursday at 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM (GMT+3) and Friday from 8.00 AM to 1.30 PM (GMT+3) local time except on public holidays.

All proposals in one original plus one copy, properly filled in, and enclosed in plain envelopes must be delivered to the address given below before Tuesday, 5th December 2017 at 10:00 AM (GMT+3). .Jhpiego reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal, and to annul the bidding process and reject all proposals at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to bidders. Jhpiego is under no obligation to accept the lowest bid.

Late bids, electronic bids, bids not received shall not be accepted for evaluation irrespective of the circumstances.

Proposals must be delivered on or before the due date at:

The Country Director
Jhpiego Tanzania
Plot No. 72, Block 45B, Victoria Area, New
Bagamoyo Road
P.O. Box 9170, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 756 888 388

SOURCE: Mwananchi 21/11/2017