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2012 Q3 Tax report due 11/15/2012

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The Surplus Line Association of Arizona
15849 N 71st Street, Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Tel:1-602-279-6344
Email:swede@sla-az.org

*** Please email trouble reports to help@sla-az.org ***

Recent News

4/1/2014 – By May 15, 2014, 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 2014Q1 report for insurance procured between January 1 through March 31 2014, for multi-state risks.

12/23/2013 The 2014 Western States Surplus Lines Conference runs June 11,2014 - June 13, 2014 in Scottsdale Arizona. For more information: Conference Information Conference Registration 11/5/2013 The bylaws and articles of incorporation for The Surplus Line Assocation of Arizona have been revised effective 11/5/2013. Revised Bylaws Revised Articles of Incorporation 10/8/2013 The annual meeting is November 15th this year. For more information please download Bulletin 2013-16 Member Bulletin 2013-16 Notice of Annual Meeting

07/21/11 – NRRA changes go into effect 07/21/11 in Arizona. The way in which multi-state transactions are filed has changed substantially. Please see the NRRA help tab once you are logged on.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file transactions with the Arizona Surplus Line Association?
Click on the “Forms & Instructions” menu item in the left column of this page, and review the “Surplus Lines Transaction Report and Payment Instructions (E-SL-INSTRUCTION)” document, which provides important information about reporting requirements.
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 Unit and submitted to the Arizona Department of Insurance, Attn: Insurance Tax Unit. 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. See the “Surplus Lines Transaction Report and Payment Instructions (E-SL-INSTRUCTION)” document on our “Forms and Instructions” page for tax reporting due dates and details.
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 all (Arizona single-state and multi-state) transactions through The Surplus Line Association of Arizona;
Generate statements of surplus lines insurance transactions and tax reports using our system;
Submit to The Surplus Line Association of Arizona stamping fees on all transactions;
Pay tax to the Insurance Tax Unit of the Arizona Department of Insurance on a quarterly basis for your multi-state transactions (for which Arizona is the insured’s home state), and on a semi-annual basis for Arizona single-state transactions.

Surplus Line Association

President

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
AmWINS Brokerage of Arizona

Lanny Hair
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Arizona

Karla Burt
James River Insurance

Konnie Keaschall-Kiser
Burns & Wilcox of AZ

Scott Wede
Executive Director