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Sydney Catchment Authority / Research & Development Tax Concession - 02356960

RFT ID 02356960
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 7-May-2007
Closes 24-May-2007 2:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
84110000 - Accounting and bookkeeping services
Agency Sydney Catchment Authority


Contact Person
Raj Rajendran
Phone: (02) 4725 2554
raj.rajendran@sca.nsw.gov.au

Tender Details

Context

The Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA) is required under section 34 of the Sydney Water Catchment Management Act 1998 to prepare a Statement of Financial Framework, which is to include provisions for or in respect of, among other things, payment of tax-equivalents.

Taxation liability is assessed by the SCA according to the National Tax Equivalent Regime (NTER) of the NSW Treasury, which proposes as far as practicable the adoption of the Commonwealth Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (as amended) as the basis for determining taxation liability.

The SCA currently undertakes five research programs, with total expenditure of $8.8m in 2005-06.

Scope

The role of the contractor will be to:

1. Provide advice on the eligibility of the SCAs research activities for inclusion in the Research and Development Activity Registration Application (the Application);
2. Review the assumptions underlying the calculation of the amounts claimed in the Application; and
3. Review the descriptions of project activities in the Application for compliance with requirements.
The SCA will be responsible for preparing the Application, including the calculations to support the amounts included, and lodging the Application with the NTER Administrator. The Application will be prepared in accordance with the following timetable:

Task Description & Due Date
1. Familiarisation with the SCAs research activities and personnel - May
2. Review of new and existing research activities to determine eligibility of research activities for inclusion in the Application - 30 June
3. Review of preliminary calculations based on calculations provided by SCA, including advice on eligibility of new overhead activities for inclusion - 31 July
4. Review of final calculations based on audited trial balance - 30 Sept

The Contractor may also be contacted during the contract period for advice on matters related to the preparation of the Application.

Location

NSW Regions: Sydney

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Tender Respondents

Business Name Trading Name Address
BDO Kendalls - Level 19, 2 Market Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Australia
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd - Level 1, 225 George Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Australia
KPMG - 6 Arilla Road
PYMBLE NSW 2073
Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers - Darling Park Tower 2, 201 Sussex Street
SYDNEY NSW 1171
Australia

Related Records

  • Contract Award Notices:
    • 02356960  PricewaterhouseCoopers