SAAM Additions, Archives, Updates, and Drafts Effective January 8, 2024

New or updated sections, if any, of the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM) listed below are posted to

Changes contained in updated SAAM sections can easily be identified using the instructions contained in SAAM 0007.

New or updated SAAM Drafts, if any, are posted to under SAAM Drafts.

Drafts are posted for comment and do not reflect policy statements that are in effect. Agencies are requested to review any drafts within sixty (60) days of initial posting and send their comments to [email protected].

Updated SAAM Section(s)


Maximum Mileage, Lodging, Meal, Parking and Incidental Expense Reimbursement Rates
Updates made for personal vehicle mileage reimbursement rate, maximum lodging and meal reimbursement rates, and link for current Alaska, Hawaii, and overseas rates.


Chart of Accounts

Expenditure Object Accounts

Changes made to existing objects and new objects added for the implementation of GASB 96, Subscription-based Information Technology Arrangements (SBITAs)

Make sure that the proper mileage, lodging, and meal rates are used based on the date of travel and the effective date of the SAAM. Travel forms may require mileage rates to be manually adjusted to reflect the correct rates. Agency-specific forms may also need to be modified to reflect the correct rates.

Comments, corrections, complaints, and compliments should be emailed to [email protected]. Include the number of the SAAM section and relevant paragraph(s) (SAAM NNNN-nn.nn.nn) in the subject line. 

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