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Printing: Cigarette Tax Stamps

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000499661

Bid Title: Printing: Cigarette Tax Stamps

Agency Bid No. Title: RFPS30034901600517

Received Date: 03/02/2016

Close Date: 03/24/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The contractor shall print and deliver nine (9) different cigarette tax stamps (herein referred to as tax stamps) for the Department of Revenue (hereinafter referred to as the state agency), in accordance with the provisions and requirements stated herein. Unless otherwise stated, the contractor shall not deviate from the printing requirements stated herein.Immediately following the state agency authorization to proceed with services, the state agency shall designate a contact person and shall provide the name, telephone number, and email address of the designated state agency contact to the contractor. The contractor must obtain the state agency contact persons approval prior to printing tax stamps, as specified herein. In addition, within five (5) calendar days following the state agency authorization to proceed with services, the contractor shall provide the state agency with the name, address, telephone number, and email address of the contractors representative who shall service the contract.In the event of a change in state statutes requiring a new cigarette tax stamp(s), the contractor shall print all such stamp(s) requested by the state agency. In the event of such, the Division of Purchasing shall process a contract amendment to add such tax stamps to the contract.The contractor shall perform all services to the sole satisfaction of the state agency.Unless otherwise specified herein, the contractor shall furnish all material, labor, facilities, equipment, and supplies necessary to perform the services required herein.Printing Requirements:The contractor shall print the tax stamps as specified below:Artwork The contractor shall supply all artwork.Paper The tax stamps shall be produced on unique, safety-tinted, mill controlled paper that is furnished by the contractor and compatible with Red Stamp or Meyercord tax stamp application equipment and is of sufficient strength not to tear or wrinkle. The state agency shall determine the final paper color in consultation with the contractor.The safety tint shall be printed on the base paper, shall fluoresce under UV light, and shall transfer with the tax stamps upon application.Tax Stamp Type The tax stamps must be heat applied tax stamps, or state agency approved equal, which shall consist of five (5) impressions or layers, including safety tinted lettering which shall appear on the face of the stamps as well as on the paper between the stamps. The tax stamps must be genuine layer-built decal tax stamps of state agency approved quality. The tax stamps must adhere to glass, cellophane, polypropylene, tinfoil, and paper.The contractor shall make available to all authorized distributors of cigarettes (hereinafter referred to as authorized distributors), by means of lease or purchase, machines that are designed to apply the contractors tax stamps, including related equipment such as carton openers, gluers, and closers. The contractor shall warrant that such machines and equipment are designed and manufactured as to assure proper adhesion and high speed application of the tax stamps. The contractor shall understand and agree that the State of Missouri bears no financial responsibility or financial liability for such machines and equipment or the service related to such.The contractor shall provide illustrated directions to the authorized distributors showing the method for applying tax stamps to cigarette packages. In addition, the contractor must provide onsite training and immediate telephone assistance to the authorized distributors regarding the use of the equipment.

Product Code: 25520

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Missouri - Office of Administration

State: Missouri

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jason Kolks, Division of Purchasing and Materials Management Division of Facilities Management, Design and Construction, 301 West High, Room 730, Jefferson City, Missouri, 65102

Phone: 573-522-1620

Fax: 573-526-9816




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