Tenders and VAT

By Werner van Rooyen

22 September 2014

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

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


Title Closing Date Tender No.
Invitation for Engineering Panel of Experts (POE) 2018-03-02 15:00 LHWP Katse Dam Ten Year Review - Engineering PoE
Invitation to express interest in participating in the Transnet Emerging Miner Allocation Process relating to the rail transportation of export coal for Emerging Miners to (i) the Richards Bay Terminal" Grin drod ("RBTG") arid (ii) the Terminal de Carved da Matoia ("TCM") 2018-02-23 12:00 Not Supplied
Request for proposals for construction of 1 500 beds/ student accommodation through Public Private Partnership. 2018-03-19 10:00 RFP No: SMU/ 003/2018
Request for proposals for commercialisation of SMU property Nederwyck Building located in Madiba Street, Pretoria. 2018-03-19 10:00 RFP No: SMU/ 001/2018
Framework contract for the construction of buildings on the Sol Plaatje Precincts in Kimberley. 2018-03-08 12:00 PMCO1-EOI
Supply Tools 2018-02-28 12:00 GD11800754
Supply and Delivery of: Cable 16mm X 4 Core Pvc Swa Pvc 600 / 1000v 2018-02-28 11:00 280852
Supply: Rake, Fork, Shovel 2018-02-28 12:00 GD11800755
One Day Training to Management / Risk Champions on Risk Management and Combined Assurance 2018-02-27 11:00 281112
Supply: Pressure tester 2018-02-28 12:00 GD11800758
Supply: Link stick safomel telescopic bmts 12m 2018-02-28 12:00 GD11800759
Mechanical Engineering Services to Avise on HVAC for the Civic Centre and Town Hall Building of the Breede Valley Municipality 2018-02-28 11:00 280738
Supply: Makita cordless tools 18volt lxt 2018-02-23 12:00 GD11800760
Supply Multi meter top tronic tbm867 2018-02-23 12:00 GD11800761
Two Day Training Skills for BVM’S Employees in Office Cleaning and Tea Making. 2018-02-28 11:00 280693
Request For Proposal (RFP) for the provision of hygiene services, equipment and maintenance. 2018-03-20 12:00 HSEM/ 02/ 2018
HIV AIDS/Couselling Training 2018-02-28 11:00 280853
Appointment of Service Provider for Operation and Management of Weltevereden Landfill Site for a Period of Three (3) Years 2018-03-22 10:00 PM150/2017
Supply and Installation of Web Based / Online Bulk Sms Sending Software Services for a period ending 30 june 2018 2018-02-28 11:00 281129
Supply: Fence wire and staples 2018-02-22 14:00 GE11801128


Tender adjudication process

The SBD/WCBD6.1 document must form part of all bids invited.  It contains general information and serves as a claim form for preference points for Broad -Based Black Economic Empowerment (B -BBEE) Status Level of Contribution, and explains how tenders or bids are decided.

The document says:

  • The bidder obtaining the highest number of points will be awarded the contract.
  • Preference points shall be calculated after prices have been brought to a comparative basis.
  • Points scored will be rounded off to two decimal places... Read More
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