Tenders and Black Ownership

By Werner van Rooyen


This article is about the fine script in tenders or request for proposals that one tends to overlook when confronted with a tender document and deadlines.


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Supply and delivery of hormone modulating agents to the State for the period ending 30 September 2020 2019-07-08 11:00 RT283- 1- 2017
Supply and delivery of anti-retroviral medicines to the State for the period ending 31 March 2022. 2019-07-08 11:00 RT71- 1- 2019
Enterprise development opportunity notification- Enterprise Supplier Development Programme: Hydro Health Systems 2019-06-19 12:00 No reference number
Enterprise development opportunity notification- Enterprise Supplier Development Programme: Fire Equipment Supply and Maintenance 2019-06-19 19:00 No reference number
Supply and delivery of food items (ART Food parcels) and cleaning materials for a period of 24 months 2019-06-28 11:00 GT/ GDSD/ 026/ 2019
Supply and delivery of food items (ART Food parcels) and cleaning materials for a period of 24 months 2019-06-28 11:00 GT/ GDSD/ 027/ 2019
Supply of various Special Purpose Clothing for Regional Works Unit, KwaZulu-Natal 2019-07-10 11:00 SPSC- B- 011- 2019
The objective of this is to appoint various service providers to form a panel consisting of three (3) Ms Dynamic AX Accredited Service Providers who will provide the W&RSETA with Microsoft Dynamic AX Specialized resources 2019-06-28 11:00 ITD/ 2019/ 0013
NRWDI requires the services of a specialist Organisational Development service provider or a specialist company to undertake an organisational diagnosis / assessment and to implement interventions to address key challenges that impact on organisational effectiveness. 2019-06-18 11:00 NRWDI/ HR/ 2019- 01
Supply and Delivery for Bath Linen 2019-07-01 12:00 GNP- 015- 19
Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Chemicals 2019-07-12 12:00 GNP- 016- 19
Supply and Delivery of Catering , Conferencing Bed Linen 2019-07-08 12:00 GNP- 014- 19
Appointment of Board Secretariat Services until 31 March 2020 2019-06-28 11:00 RFP/ SASSETA/ 201920114
Appointment of a Service Provider for the Provision of Occupational Hygiene Survey Services for Pikitup Johannesburg (SOC) Limited for 12 months 2019-07-09 11:00 PU063/ 2018
To Appoint a Service Provider to Improve Physical Science Teaching and Learning at Carnarvon High School in the Northern Cape For Three Years 2019-06-28 11:00 NRF SARAO SCMM 002 2019
Request for Proposals: Appointment of a Suitable Service Provider to Provide Enterprise-Wide Data Management Services and Solution to The Nhbrc for a Period of One (01) Year 2019-07-01 11:00 NHBRC 04/ 2019
Appointment of a Panel of Service Provider to Undertake Research Project CoE 190801 “The Prevalence of Pneumoconiosis Amongst 2008 Novice Mine Workers and The Dose - Response Exposure Amongst Those Novices With Pneumoconiosis” 2019-07-09 11:00 MHSC010/ 2019- 20
Project management of taking FSCA to the people project 2019-07-02 11:00 FSCA2019/ 20- DF003
Development of accredited training programme for consumer education facilitators 2019-07-02 11:00 FSCA2019/ 20- DF001
Money smart week 2020 public relations, marketing and media 2019-07-02 11:00 FSCA2019/ 20- DF002


Tenders and VAT

By Werner van Rooyen

31 January 2019

One question that gets raised during each HowtoTender Workshop is must my business (or I) be registered for Value Added Tax (VAT) in order for me to respond to a tender? Or, must I register my business for VAT?

The answer according to the VAT Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991) is simple:

  • If your turnover is more than R1 million per annum then you have to register your business (or yourself in the case of a sole proprietor) for VAT.
  • There are commodities that are exempt from VAT and if you... Read More
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