Category Archives: Software

Can You Legally Buy a Gun for Someone Else?

Technically, it would depend on how you define the word “buy.” If you went to a gun dealer with someone, and they chose a gun, filled out all the paperwork, and you paid for the gun, there would not be … Continue reading

4473 Form December 2022 Revisions

Due to new statutory requirements outlined in the NICS Denial Notification Act and the Biden administration’s Bipartisan Safer Community Act (BSCA), and to reflect the implementation of subsequent ruling 2021R-05F, ATF Form 4473 has been revised for Firearm Dealers in the United States … Continue reading

The Proper Disposal of Firearms: A Guide

 Disposing of a firearm seems complex since you cannot just throw your unwanted firearm in the garbage. What do you do with a gun you no longer want? In the United States, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms has … Continue reading

How to Get a FFL

If you want to buy and sell modern firearms, you need an FFL – Federal Firearms License. You can download the application from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). You will need to determine what type of … Continue reading

Form 4473 FFL Software Updates for October, 2022

FastBound firearms compliance software proud to announce a feature that Federal Firearms License (FFL) holders ask about all the time when discussing FastBound’s cloud-based software for firearms dealers. Gun stores of all types, including pawn shops, retail stores, and personal … Continue reading

Most Frequently Cited ATF Violations In 2021

The United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms released ATF records for Fiscal Year 2021, indicates that ATF inspectors conducted 15,181 application inspections. Of which 69% *(10,545) were approved and 20 were denied. 30% (4,616 applications) were abandoned or withdrawn. U.S. … Continue reading

Do Pawn Shops Have an FFL?

No. The only time a pawn shop needs an FFL is if they take in guns or sell guns. If they do not deal in guns or accept guns as a hold, then they do not need an FFL. Per … Continue reading

How Many Guns Can You Put on a 4473?

In the United States, some firearm purchasers are put off from buying firearms due to the complex requirements set down by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF.) One of those complexities is form 4473, which is a Firearms … Continue reading

ATF Ruling 2022-1 Form 4473 Electronic Storage

On August 17, 2022, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) have signed and released a new ATF ruling for United States Firearms Dealers, ATF Ruling 2022-1 regarding Electronic Storage of Forms 4473. Electronic storage of Forms 4473 … Continue reading

NSSF SHOT Show 2023 Las Vegas Jan 17-20

The shooting sports and firearms trade association, National Shooting Sports Foundation® will hold SHOT Show 2023 on Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas. The Exhibit Halls and Supplier Showcase for firearms, … Continue reading