Biennum Close

Biennum close is 6/30/2021! To learn about cutoff times for deposits and CTs, please click here.

Where is my ACH/WIRE Payment?

BAO has updated the ACH/WIRE section to offer three methods to research ACH/WIRE payments received at UW. To review the update, please click here.

Where can I make deposits at UW?

BAO has updated the Cash/Check Deposit section to list all locations deposits can be made at UW. To review the update, please click here.

Cash Handling Policy Update 3.18.2021

With all counties of State of Washington moving to Phase 3, effective March 22, 2021, Office of Financial Management (OFM) has made the following update on the waiver to the deposit frequency stated in SAAM 85.50.20.a:

The previous waiver was in response to the "Safe Start" proclamation that expires when all counties of State of Washington move to Phase 3. Besides the effective dates, this new waiver remains consistent with the previous waivers provided by OFM.

To learn more about how deposits are currently handled at UW, please visit BAO's Newsletter regarding "Accepting Payments in the World of COVID19":

BAO Newsletters

Accepting Payments in the World of COVID19

BAO Newsletter #20 dated 4/3/20 -  Part 1: Cash Handling Policy Update - Deposit Frequency Exception

BAO Newsletter #21 dated 5/11/20 - Part 2: Deposits at Bank of America and FAQs

BAO Newsletter #22 dated 6/3/20 - Part 3: Safe Start Proclamation and Remote Work Effect on Deposits At UW

BAO Newsletter #24 dated 8/20/20 - Part 4: What Does "PRACTICAL" Mean? How Do I Handle Stale Dated Checks? 

BAO Newsletter #25 dated 9/30/20 - Part 5: Fraud on the Rise During COVID19

Thank you for your attention to this matter and practicing proper compliance during this time.  Please note, with the current situation with COVID19, the policies can change any time. BAO is committed to provide any updates from OFM and for any additional questions, please email