Author Archive: Jarad

E4473: ATF Form 4473, Online

E4473, also known as ATF Form 4473 Online, or Electronic 4473, means different things. The ATF has provided a fillable PDF copy of Form 4473 (sometimes referred to as E4473) for years now. But, this is a trap, especially for new … Continue reading

FFL Bound Book Options

Keeping your FFL Bound Book accurate is an absolute must. The ATF takes Bound Book violations very seriously. Getting an FFL isn’t that hard, but keeping it can be a challenge. Most violations come from 4473 mistakes Yes, ATF Form … Continue reading

ATF 2019 Audit Inspection Violations: 1,500 Warning Letters Issued & 1,600 FFLs Surrendered or Revoked in 2019

In 2019 the ATF conducted over 13,000 compliance inspections. Over half of those inspections resulted in violations, and nearly 6% of those reports of violation resulted in a warning conference. Read more to find out what the top 10 violations … Continue reading

COVID-19 Gun Sales & Challenges

COVID-19 gun sales in the month of April alone are up 36.8% compared to January of this year. While this boost in sales is undoubtedly welcomed, most jurisdictions have implemented varying degrees of restrictions on business operations, which creates an … Continue reading

Illinois Passes Public Act 100-1178 (SB 337) Mandating Electronic A&D for FFLs

The Governor of Illinois signed into law Public Act 100-1178 (SB 337). This legislation, titled the Combating Illegal Gun Trafficking Act contains the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act and the Gun Trafficking Information Act. The Firearm Dealer License Certification Act … Continue reading

2019 SHOT Show – Booth 3003

Celerant — the premium Retail POS Software for gun stores, shooting ranges, and e-commerce serving the firearms industry for over a decade — recently partnered with FFL Law Experts FFLGuard and us to provide dealers with peace of mind by … Continue reading

Improved ATF Form 3310 Multiple Firearms Sales Reporting

Back in 2010, FastBound was the first electronic A&D system to automate the filling of ATF forms 3310, and now FastBound is pleased to announce the release of the most compliant Report of Multiple Sales system available. We worked with … Continue reading

Celerant Partners With FastBound And FFLGuard To Offer Dealers Safe, Secure, And Compliant Retail Solution

Celerant Partners With FastBound And FFLGuard To Offer Dealers Safe, Secure, And Compliant Retail Solution A new point of sale integration with FastBound’s electronic A&D and 4473 software for FFLs, backed by FFLGuard, creates the industry’s most comprehensive and compliant … Continue reading

ATF 4473, TTSN, NICS proceed, integrated A&D POS ERP improvements

Current customers can take advantage of these great new features immediately. Third-party software can now automatically sign you into FastBound. Streamlined the trial experience for new customers. Improved 4473 TTSN preview and item number preview in settings. Improved “you have … Continue reading

ATF E-Form 4473 (5300.9) has fields where text can become cut off

The October 2016 revision of ATF E-Form 4473 (5300.9) has fields where text can become cut off. You can’t simply limit the length of the text because the 4473 uses a monospaced font. In other words, you can fit way … Continue reading