SAAM Additions, Updates, and Drafts Effective July 27, 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)

Revenues and Receipts

Accepting Credit Cards for Payment

Updated Office the Treasurer links, convenience fee guidance, and fund setup guidance

Revenues and Receipts

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

Grammar corrections

Revenues and Receipts

PCI Training Roles and Personnel Identification

Class title correction and clarification who must take training class

Revenues and Receipts

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Annual Risk Assessments

Update about the two required annual risk assessments.

Revenues and Receipts

PCI Compliance by Third-Party Vendors

Grammar corrections


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. 

Christy Kramer