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