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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 of your firearm’s business. Having an FFL and a storefront isn’t enough to drive profit. You should constantly be working … Continue reading


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 requirements. The Gun Control Act of 1968 requires FFLs to keep and maintain acquisition and disposition records throughout course of … Continue reading


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 obligation to track the serial number of every firearm that passes through your business. In the event of criminal activity, … Continue reading


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 post. As a Federal Firearms Licensee you probably have a lot on your mind. Not only do you have to … Continue reading


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 responsible persons. Gun laws and regulations can be… confusing. They’ve created a lot of misinformation. As if legislation wasn’t hard … Continue reading


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 16, 2017. You’ve seen Form 4473 a thousand times. It’s the most common piece of paperwork you deal with every … Continue reading


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 business successful. Opening and owning a shooting range is a big project. You need access to a lot of space. … Continue reading


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 ways you can create revenue selling firearms. As a business, you want to make money as many ways as you … Continue reading


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 you stay compliant. When it comes to selling firearms, it seems like every facet of business is regulated in some … Continue reading


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