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The Surplus Line Association of Arizona
14747 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 111-449
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Recent News

1/1/2020 – 2019B reports will be available starting January 16, 2020.
By Feburary 15, 2020, 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 run the 2019B report for insurance procured between July 1 through December 31 2019
- All reports must be submitted through OPTins ( using the Excel version of the tax report we automatically email you when you run your report.

8/10/2019 2019 Annual Meeting August 23rd at 11:00AM - you can attend the 2019 Annual Meeting remotely here 2019 Annual Meeting

10/1/2018 – Please take note of our new mailing address 14747 N. Northsight Blvd., Suite 111-449 Scottsdale, AZ 85260.

9/1/2018 – The Surplus Line Association of Arizona will have a new address effective 10/1/2018. Please see the this bulletin for more details New Address effective 10/1/2018

8/16/2016 – Important information about Tax Exempt Classes

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file transactions with the Arizona Surplus Line Association?
Register to use the online filing system by clicking the File Online Now button in the upper right then clicking the “Register” button in the upper right corner of that page. 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, 100 N. 15th Avenue Suite 102, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2624).

Surplus Line Association


Timothy Downey
AmWINS Brokerage of Arizona

Vice President

Konnie Keaschall-Kiser, CIC, ASLI, RPLU
Burns & Wilcox of Arizona

Secretary Treasurer

Ronda Lofton
Berkley Aspire

Our Board

Marc Adler
Burns & Wilcox Brokerage

Lanny L. Hair, CIC, ARM, AAI, RPLU
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Arizona

James R. Mann
Horizon Insurance Group, Inc.

Erick L. Johnson, CPCU, ARM, AFSB
Hester, Heitel & Associates, Inc.

Edward Dresselhuys
ISU Insurance Agency Network

J. Scott Wede, CPCU, ASLI
Executive Director