SAAM Additions, Updates, and Drafts Effective February 25, 2019

New or updated Sections, if any, of the State of Arizona Accounting Manual (SAAM) listed below have been posted to /publications/saam.

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

New  or updated SAAM Drafts, if any, have been posted to /publications/saam/saam-draft.

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 Sections(s)


Internal Controls: Internal Control Considerations for Information Technology (IT) Environments


Advises agency management of their responsibilities with respect to the termination of access to statewide systems in the event of employee departures.


Current Assets: Imprest Funds, Revolving Funds and Petty Cash

Requires replenishment of petty cash by the end of the fiscal year.



Travel: Hotels, Motels and Lodging

Specifically includes online lodging services, such as Airbnb, as reimbursable lodging.


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