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The Surplus Line Association of Arizona
15849 N 71st Street, Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Recent News

8/10/2015 – Totals for the period 8/1/2014 through 7/31/2015 are as follows:
- Premium: $460,897,773.31
- Policy fees: $8,987,803.81
- Transaction count: 65,539

For more detail you can download these reports:
Carrier Premium Summary
Class Code Premium Summary

7/1/2015 – By August 15, 2015, you must report transactions to SLA, and file reports and pay premium tax to the Department of Insurance, as follows:
- Only file, report and pay tax on transactions for which Arizona is the “home state.”
- File transactions and download the 2015A report for insurance procured between January 1 through June 30 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file transactions with the Arizona Surplus Line Association?
Register to use the online filing system by clicking the “Register” button in the upper right corner of the screen. After you have registered, our office will activate your registration (usually the same day).
Login to the system and review all of the information on the "Help" tab for instructions on how to use the system.
What is Arizona's surplus lines tax rate?
3.0% -- payable to Insurance Tax Section and submitted to the Arizona Department of Insurance, Attn: Insurance Tax Section. Do not combine your tax payment with any other payment you may be required to make. Your tax payment must be submitted with a tax report generated from our system.
What is the Arizona Surplus Line stamping fee rate?
0.2% - payable to The Surplus Line Association of Arizona (NOT to the Arizona Department of Insurance). When you report a transaction using our system, we will send you an e-mail that shows the stamping fee you need to pay.
What are Arizona's surplus lines tax filing requirements?
For detailed "Surplus Lines Transaction Report and Tax Payment Instructions", click on the "Forms and Instructions" menu item in the left column of this page.
Is Arizona participating in a compact or agreement that requires multi-state transactions to be filed with a central clearinghouse?
No – Arizona is not currently participating in a compact or agreement for multi-state transactions. Accordingly, you must:
File with The Surplus Line Association of Arizona all transactions for which Arizona is the home state
Pay (To the Surplus Line Association of Arizona) the stamping fee invoice you receive for filed transactions
Before February 15th (for transactions procured the previous July 1 through December 31) or before August 15 (for transactions procured the previous January 1 through June 30), generate statements of surplus line transactions and generate tax reports using our online system; and file the statement of surplus line transactions with your tax report and payment to the Insurance Tax Section of the Arizona Department of Insurance, either using the OPTins electronic filing system ( or by mail (Insurance Tax Section, 2910 North 44th St. #210, Phoenix, AZ 85018-7269).

Surplus Line Association


Timothy Downey
AmWINS Brokerage of Arizona

Vice President

T. Curtis Anderson
Risk Placement Services

Secretary Treasurer

Larry Beach
GBP Risk Solutions

Our Board

Marc Adler
Burns and Wilcox

Lanny Hair
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Arizona

Karla Burt
James River Insurance

Konnie Keaschall-Kiser
Burns & Wilcox of AZ

Scott Wede
Executive Director