Tax and Licensing Systems Replacement
Request for Proposal
The Washington State Department of Revenue (DOR) is soliciting Proposals from Bidders to acquire, implement and support a Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) system(s) developed in modern technologies and architecture to replace DOR’s legacy systems. The Business Licensing Solution, the Tax Solution, and their integration will be referred to as the TLSR Solution throughout the Request for Proposal (RFP).
DOR wants to form a partnership with the Apparent Successful Bidder (ASB) and Third Party Providers to work collaboratively to complete the TLSR Project and support and maintain the TLSR Solution going forward.
In keeping with the state of Washington rules in regard to the procurement process, the solicitation is posted on the Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) system. To download the RFP, vendors must register on WEBS. Information on how to register and use WEBS can be found on this site, Doing Business with Washington State.
Key Events and Dates
The dates listed below represent the projected procurement timeline. Failure to meet any of the required deadlines will result in disqualification from participation in the procurement. All times are local at Tumwater, WA.
DOR reserves the right to change the timeline. Notification of amendments to the procurement timeline will be posted electronically on WEBS.
||Due Time (PST)
||August 25, 2014
|Bidders’ Conference Registration
||September 5, 2014
||September 9, 2014
|Letter of Intent
||September 19, 2014
|Written Questions Due from Bidders
||October 13, 2014
|Bidder Proposals Due
||October 31, 2014
|Anticipated Award Date
||May 12, 2015
|Estimated Contract Execution by DOR
||June 2, 2015
|Commence TLSR Project
||June 3, 2015
TLSR Bidders’ Conference – Held September 9, 2014
A copy of the presentation provided during the conference is available here.
Note: By making these presentation materials available, DOR does not intend to change any terms, conditions, or requirements included in the RFP or any other addendum thereto. The Key Dates provided in the Bidders’ Conference presentation have been revised in Addendum #5 to the RFP, and are subject to further revision. Bidders are expected to review all published addenda for the latest information regarding this procurement.