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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 ...
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NFA Form 4 & NFA Form 5 Updates For 4473

One of our customers had a great idea: on a Pending NFA Form 4 & NFA Form 5 Disposition, if ...
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Guns.com and FastBound launch free integration

Guns.com is very excited to announce that in partnership with FastBound, we have launched a free integration that allows FastBound ...
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FFL Software Update

Form 4473 Rules & ATF Form 3310.12 March 2021 Revision

This week, we added even more Form 4473 rules and compliance checks to our electronic Form 4473 software to ensure ...
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FFL Software Update

ATF Trace, NFA Form 3, NFA Form 4

ATF Trace, NFA Form 3, NFA Form 4 In this release of FastBound, we’re excited to announce our new ATF ...
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The 2021 FFLGuard Symposium & Firearms Industry Thought Leadership Forum For All FFLs

Begins June 2, 2021 Clients-Only Meeting – Educational Seminars – Peer Insights – Breakout Sessions FFLGuard – known throughout the ...
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washington firearm transfer application

Washington Firearm Transfer Application, Webhooks, and more

Washington Firearm Transfer Application FastBound now fills out your Washington Firearm Transfer Application (source) using the information entered and contained ...
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FastBound-Gearfire Partnership

FastBound Announces Partnership With Gearfire

Folsom, CA – December 15, 2020 – FastBound is pleased to announce a new partnership with Gearfire. Since 2012, Gearfire ...
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Electronic Form 4473

New Form 4473 (Revised May 2020)

We’re excited to announce the release of FastBound, which incorporates the new Form 4473 (Revised May 2020) mandated for use ...
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FFL Software Update

Software Update: ATF Form 4473, e-signature, Multiple Sale Reports 3310, NFA 5320 Form 3, 4, 5

We are proud to announce another regularly scheduled update of our leading FFL Bound Book Software with a lot of ...
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FFL Bound Book

FFL Bound Book Options

Keeping your FFL Bound Book accurate is an absolute must. The ATF takes Bound Book violations very seriously. Getting an ...
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FFL Software Update

Acquisition and Disposition Date Range, And Type Updates To API

We are proud to announce another regularly scheduled update of FastBound, the leading Acquisition & Disposition Record Software, since 2010 ...
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ATF Most Frequently Cited Violations 2019

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% ...
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Integrated ATF FFL EZ Check

API, 4473, and e-Signature Improvements

FastBound will now suggest non-expired FFL numbers when you enter an expired one. Entering an Expired FFL number allows you ...
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COVID

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 ...
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FFL Software Update

4473 Mistakes & Eliminating The Common Ones

We made several updates to the Bound Book and Electronic 4473 areas of FastBound with a focus on Eliminating Common ...
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FFL Software Update

New APIs and changes for 4473s, acquisitions & dispositions, and items!

Current customers can take advantage of these great new features immediately. Added a Dispositions API to return only 4473 dispositions ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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FFL Software Update

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 ...
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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 ...
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FFL Software Update

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 ...
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FFL Software Update

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 ...
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FFL Software Update

A&D Bound Book 11×17, Virgina Background Check, API Improvements

Current FastBound customers can immediately take advantage of these great new features and improvements. Added option to print A&D bound ...
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FFL Software Update

ATF Compliant Undelete, Save to Dropbox, API Improvements, Florida Background Check

FastBound is proud to announce another release of FastBound — the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition (A&D Bound Books), firearm ...
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FFL Software Update

Firearm Import & Multiple Serial Improvements, ATF Audit Trails

FastBound — the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition (A&D Bound Books), firearm compliance is proud to announce the release ...
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FFL Software Update

FFL Trade Name, A&D Search For Contacts, 4473 Transferors Transaction Serial Number (TTSN)

FastBound is proud to release the following updates to the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition (A&D Bound Books), ...
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FFL Software Update

Firearm Serial Number Range Improvements

The team here at FastBound is proud to announce another release of FastBound — the best FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition ...
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FFL Software Endorsements

Christopher Chiafullo, National Coordinating Counsel for FFLGuard, talks about worthless FFL software endorsements from so-called ATF-approved vendors vs. the guaranteed ...
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ITAR Regulations You Need to Know

ITAR is a set of regulations on gun manufacturers and exporters set by the State Department. Do they apply to ...
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SHOT Show 2018

Stop by SHOT Show 2018 booth #3048 to see why for nearly a decade, thousands of firearms manufacturers, distributors, and ...
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5 Ways Software Can Improve Your Firearms Business

Software is an essential component of any modern business. It can be used to improve the efficiency and ATF compliance ...
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5 Consequences of an ATF Audit You’ll Want to Avoid

Inevitably, the ATF will inspect your firearms business for regulation compliance. These are the consequences you may face for any ...
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The ATF’s Requirements for Electronic A&D Books

Now that the ATF permits electronic records of A&D books, it’s important to understand the regulatory changes and the new ...
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How to Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

Failing to comply with ATF regulations can put your FFL in jeopardy. Here are the most common compliance mistakes and ...
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The ATF Is at Your Door, Now What?

When the ATF knocks at your door it can be quite nerve-wracking. We show you how you can better prepare ...
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Best Practices for Keeping Accurate Records

These recordkeeping best practices will streamline your workflow and prevent inaccurate errors. As a federal firearms licensee, you have an ...
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FFL Software Update

Import Firearms With Custom Item Numbers

The team here at FastBound is proud to announce another release of FastBound — the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition ...
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How Can I Simplify My Record Keeping Process?

Use a simplified firearms bound book record keeping process to ensure you complete your records quickly, without sacrificing thoroughness and ...
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The Importance of Keeping Accurate Records (and How to Do So)

Keeping accurate records will help to speed up the eventual inspection process. Learn what you need to do in this ...
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FFL Software Update

FFL Software Contact License Tracking Improvements

The team here at FastBound is proud to announce another release of FastBound — the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition ...
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Why Not Being Audited Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

A lot of business owners think they’re safe just because they haven’t been audited yet. We show you why this ...
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FFL Software Update

FFL Software POS Integration, API Enhancements, Tennessee Background Check, Nevada Background Check, ATF EZ Check Improvements

The team here at FastBound is proud to announce another release of FastBound — the leading FFL Software for firearms acquisition and disposition ...
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FastBound Launches Updated Software

FastBound today announced the launch of the first major update to the leading and most compliant electronic bound book software ...
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Excel is for TPS reports. Not your logbook!

Excel, so useful for running a business but such a nightmare to use. Sure the happy little columns keep data ...
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The Dangers of Using Non-Compliant Bound Books Software

Did you know that the bound books software you’re using could be putting your business at risk? We illuminate the ...
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Federal Firearms License (FFL) Types

A Federal Firearms License (FFL) is a license in the United States that enables an individual or a company to ...
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The Importance of Lining Up Legal Support Before You’re in Hot Water

As a gun dealer it’s important you do everything in your power to stay on the right side of the ...
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How Smart Searches Save You Time

One thing that’s always stuck with me regarding owning a business is that as the owner you need to assign ...
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Why FastBound is the best FFL software, by Former ATF Firearms Programs Division Chief

Director of Compliance at FFLGuard, and Former ATF Chief, Firearms Programs Division, Jim Zammillo talking about FastBound at the 2017 ...
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War within the store. Mac vs PC

Everyone loves to save time, and even more so when you can save time by eliminating tedious tasks. PC! No ...
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Why FastBound clients love the cloud

Most FFL holders dread the tedious nature of A&D record keeping. Recent technology has simplified many processes in our life, ...
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How FastBound clients make friends with their ATF inspector.

The one thing that inspectors love is FFL record books full of well kept, accurate records. It makes their job ...
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Keeping Accurate Records: The 4 Main Firearms Disposition Types

When a gun changes hands—or has been lost or stolen—your work has just begun. It’s vital to accurately enter the ...
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What FastBound clients know: The must haves for FFLs

There’s no getting around it: ATF inspections are a fact of life for any business in the firearms industry. But, ...
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Why our client’s line up legal support BEFORE an ATF audit happens

You’re a smart business owner, you know it’s important to stay compliant, stay organized and on top of your paperwork ...
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Top 5 ATF Violations

According to the ATF website, during their fiscal year 2015 the ATF conducted 8,696 firearms compliance inspections. When an IOI’s ...
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How to Cut Your FFL Bound Book Keeping Time in Half

There’s no getting around it: keeping a firearm log book takes a lot of work. Fortunately however, that work doesn’t ...
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How to: The ATF Compliant, 60 Second Firearms Transfer

Every time a dealer makes a transfer to another dealer both dealers have to record an entry in their firearm ...
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How Barcodes Save You Time with FFL Log Book Entries

Did you know that the same barcodes you use to ring up sales can also be used to record acquisitions ...
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Here’s how our FFL dealer customers save money using electronic bound books.

If you’re in business, you know that time is money. Manually writing down all your acquisitions and dispositions in a ...
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#1 cited ATF violation and how to avoid it

Our magical FFL software can’t create time, but we can reduce the time spent on your ATF books and simplify ...
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Personal Firearms and Your FFL Business

There are several procedures FFLs have to follow in regards to their personal firearms collections if they way to stay ...
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6 Strategies to Grow Your Firearms Business

Like any business, you want to attract more customers so you can grow. Use these key strategies to develop your ...
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Listing “Responsible Persons” on Your Federal Firearms License

The “responsible persons” line on ATF Form 7 (your FFL application) can be a bit confusing. Here’s an explanation of ...
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How to Manage Gun Store Inventory

ATF compliance aside, gun stores are still retail businesses. Here are some ways your store can manage and display your ...
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The New Form 4473 is Here: What’s Changed?

The ATF has made significant changes to Form 4473. FFL holders are expected to use the new form starting January ...
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Why Shooting Ranges Should Get Their FFL

Shooting ranges technically aren’t required to obtain a federal firearms license, but they are a smart way to make your ...
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Why You Can’t Keep Firearms Acquisition and Disposition Record Books in Microsoft Excel

Many FFL dealers use Excel for their A&D bound books. Excel isn’t just a poor solution, it’s non-compliant with the ...
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Different Ways You Can Use Your FFL

Use your FFL to make money as many ways as you can. With your federal firearms license, there are multiple ...
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Proper Procedure for Transporting Firearms

As a firearms dealer, you’ll inevitably have to transport firearms at some point. This guide teaches the proper procedure so ...
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Who is Eligible to Buy a Firearm?

Federally licensed firearm dealers are required to check the eligibility of each potential buyer. Who is eligible to buy a ...
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How to Pass an ATF Inspection

Inevitably, you will be inspected by the ATF. These are just a part of the business. Learn how to pass ...
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FFLGuard and FastBound Team to Deliver Effective, Affordable Technology to FFLs

FFLGuard, the Gold Standard in the Firearms Industry for Legal Services and Compliance Solutions, announced today that it is partnering ...
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