2021 GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE (GPN)
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of Nigeria is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria established vide 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 compliance. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) is charged with the responsibility to assess, collect and remit all taxes due to the Federal Government to the Federation account. To meet up with this herculean task, the Service has earmarked funds for execution of various projects in year 2021 proposed 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 2021 financial year in the following areas:
2. AREAS OF NEEDS:
Package 1: Supply of Operational Vehicles
- Supply of operational vehicles – Cars
- Supply of operational vehicles – Buses
- Supply of Ambulances
- Supply of Utility vehicles
Prospective contractors for the above (Package 1) are required/expected to be 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
Category A: Under N20m
Category B: N21m – N50m
Category C: N51m – N200m
Category D: N201m – N299m
Category E: N300m & 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 and accessories;
- Provision of Internet access and bandwidth;
- Provision of Structured Local Area Network (LAN) Cabling;
- Enterprise SAN storage;
- Enterprise license agreement;
- Other related services.
Contractors/Vendors/Service providers in this category must have evidence of membership of the relevant society or organization such as computer association etc.
Category B: Supply and installation of office equipment:
- Safes (Fireproof);
- File Registry cabinets;
- Shredding machines;
- Water dispensers
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 power inverters
- Supply and installation of Solar Power System
- 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 drugs and other medicals
Package 7 Supply of Computer Materials
Package 8 Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Lifts, Plant & Equipment
Package 9 Provision of Consultancy and Professional Services
- Financial Services
- Engineering Services
- Legal, Architectural, Quantity Survey and Project Management Services
- Other Professional Services
Package 10 Supply and installation of Security & Safety Equipment; Access Control equipment, Security surveillance equipment, smoke/fire detectors and related services
3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIRMENTS
Interested Contractors Suppliers and Service providers 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, 2021
iii. Evidence of Pension compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.
iv. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.
v. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.
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, 2021 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: COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON ETC,)
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 – 2018, 2019 and 2020;
V. A sworn affidavit that the company is not in receivership or financially/Legally encumbered;
VI. A sworn affidavit of disclosure; to disclose clearly if, any of the officers (or related persons) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or Bureau for Public Procurement is a former or present Director of the company and that the company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety;
VII. A sworn affidavit that the company is not a replacement for a hitherto tax defaulting company;
VIII. 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;
IX. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all the eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV Partner).
X. Evidence of ISO Certification as installer (where applicable).
XI. 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 2021.
For all enquiries: Please contact 08074983355, firstname.lastname@example.org
FIRS Tenders Board,
For: Executive Chairman,
Federal Inland Revenue Service.
March 15th, 2021.