Tax Platform Major Change

A Prior Information Notice

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Contract (Services)
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13 Jul 2022
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United Kingdom:

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Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place a multi-supplier framework agreement for the provision of major code changes to HMRC’s Tax Platform. As such, this framework is only available for use by HMRC and not to any other UK public sector body.

Total Quantity or Scope

The competition will follow the Open procedure as per Regulation 28, Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

CPV Codes

  • 72200000 - Software programming and consultancy services
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • 72210000 - Programming services of packaged software products
  • 72211000 - Programming services of systems and user software
  • 72212000 - Programming services of application software
  • 72212517 - IT software development services
  • 72222300 - Information technology services
  • 72227000 - Software integration consultancy services
  • 72250000 - System and support services
  • 72260000 - Software-related services

Other Information

This will be a single lot framework and is aiming to achieve a pool of suppliers with demonstrable global expertise in SAP’s Tax & Revenue Management (TRM) module who have, or are willing to, invest in UK capability. HMRC’s Enterprise Tax Management Platform (ETMP) currently uses a highly customised version of the SAP ECC6.0 commercial software package and it’s HMRC's intention to introduce a Multi-Supplier Framework to promote competition in delivering change. The scope of the Framework includes ‘major changes’ only. Smaller changes are out of scope. The term of the framework is a maximum of four years. ** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** This Prior Information Notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the ICT market. Crown Commercial Service intends to hold a market engagement session on 19th July 2022 with suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract. If you are interested in attending this session or in bidding for the framework, please express your interest by emailing Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation, and contact details for the individual(s) who will participate in the market engagement. Please note: ● Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition: ● To register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. ● The value in II.1.5 is an indicative value over a 4 year term ● The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website page for updates and monitor Tenders Electronic Daily for the publication of the contract notice. Potential Suppliers should also note that any prior involvement in HMRC’s Strategy & Design works (namely the SAP Strategy & Design Services ITT issued on 11 July 22 via Lot 1 of CCS’s Technology Services 3 Framework, RM6100) may constitute a conflict of interest under PCR 2015 regulation 41. This does not prohibit potential suppliers from participating in and being appointed to any subsequent framework procurement relating to this PIN however it may come into effect at Further Competition stage under the framework should the Authority deem there to be a conflict present in the scope of work being procured under subsequent Further Competitions.