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State Administrative & Accounting Manual (SAAM)

The State Administrative & Accounting Manual, also known as SAAM, provides control and accountability over financial and administrative affairs of the state of Washington, and assists agencies in gathering and maintaining information needed for the preparation of financial statements.

The policies and procedures in this manual are the minimum requirements that state agencies must meet. An agency may adopt additional policies and procedures in greater detail as long as the agency meets the required minimum standards.

Directives and technical corrections

This page contains SAAM directives and technical corrections and is intended to be used as an agency resource for tracking policy changes and updates. Current policies are available on the SAAM main page.

SAAM glossary

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Search policies

Use the box below to search for policies in the State Administrative & Accounting Manual (SAAM) containing specific words or combinations of words.

Search using Adobe PDF

Open the PDF version of the SAAM to search SAAM policies using a keyword or phrase. In the file, activate the "Search" tool using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+F.


Replacement pages

In an effort to conserve resources and save paper, OFM no longer provides paper copies for your hard copy State Administrative & Accounting Manual (SAAM).

This page is intended for SAAM policy holders to print replacement pages, double-sided, for their hard copy manual. OFM encourages the use of the online version of SAAM. This page is updated frequently and as new policies are issued, old replacement pages are removed.