SAAM Additions, Updates, and Drafts Effective July 13, 2020

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 Section(s)




Cost Structures for Grants


Additional Major Program and Program Categories have been added to the table for CARES Act and Covid Private Entity Donation

New SAAM Section(s)




Acceptance of Certain Donations to the State May Require Approval of Procurement


Certain donations may have a procurement ramification and require approval from the appropriate procurement officer to accept.


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.