COVID-19 Resource Center

Arizona COVID-19 Resources & Updates

Legislative & Regulatory Updates

State Legislature  

The Arizona Legislature has recessed for the foreseeable future in response to COVID-19 and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control. Prior to the recess, the Senate and House of Representatives passed an $11.7 billion state budget and roughly two dozen priority pieces of legislation.

On April 9 the Legislature's Finance Advisory Committee met to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the state. 

Executive Orders

Governor Doug Ducey has issued several Executive Orders to address the COVID-19 crisis including a stay-at-home order, temporary stays to evictions and outlining essential services and activities during the pandemic. 

Arizona State Board of Accountancy

In response to the health crisis and the closure of Prometric testing sites, the Board of Accountancy has allowed for 90-day extensions for candidates who have an open Notice to Schedule and conditioned credit by June 30, 2020. 

Prometric test sites are open for essential businesses effective May 1, which includes the CPA Exam.

Members with CPE renewals due in March and April impacted by the pandemic are encouraged to submit requests for CPE extensions. 

Arizona Department of Revenue

The department has issued General Tax Notice 20-1, which provides general guidelines for the extension of filings and payment of state income tax.


ASCPA Webinars

The ASCPA has provided several webinars relating to COVID-19 and the federal and state responses. 

ASCPA Online Tax Community

Find out the latest updates on tax deadline changes, legislation and learn how your fellow CPAs are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, including setting up remote work arrangements and client communication, in the Connect online tax community.

U.S. Treasury Payroll Protection Program Loans 

Guidance from the Small Business Administration on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established in the CARES Act. 

Small Business Administration

COVID-19 small business guidance and loan resources.

Arizona State Response Website

The official state response website for COVID-19 with helpful links and information for individuals and businesses. To access the statewide COVID-19 hotline, dial 2-1-1. 

Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee

Updates relating to Arizona specifics for CARES Act and federal spending. 

Arizona Department of Economic Security

Resources for unemployment insurance and other state programs.

Arizona Commerce Authority Business Resources 

Business resource center with information on unemployment, financial resources, housing and more.

ASCPA COVID-19 Volunteers

Email the ASCPA if you are an ASCPA member interested in volunteering to assist small businesses and nonprofits. 

AICPA COVID-19 Resources

For information on the CARES Act and federal updates, visit the AICPA's COVID-19 Resource Center. 

Internal Revenue Service

IRS information focused on helping taxpayers, businesses and those affected by COVID-19. 

Arizona Department of Revenue

The latest news and notices from the ADOR.


ASCPA Preferred Provider Resources

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CAMICO – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CAMICO has been developing eAlerts, sample letters, and risk management advisories that are emailed to our policyholders. As these are unprecedented times, CAMICO is sharing its COVID-19 resources on our website ( under Coronavirus Resources (you will see it halfway down the page on the right).

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