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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 Act contains the Firearm Dealer License Certification Act and the Gun Trafficking Information Act. The Firearm Dealer License Certification Act … Continue reading


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 violations. As a federal firearms licensee, you’re bound to get audited by the ATF at some point. The Gun Control … 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


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 how to avoid them. When you’re running a business, you have enough to worry about. You have overhead, employees and … Continue reading


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 and make it through. When the ATF shows up at your door, it’s only natural to get a little nervous. … 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


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 assumption is false. Back in the day it used to be much easier to keep your company audit-free. Before records … Continue reading


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 law. Your business depends on it. We explore why having a legal team behind you is always a smart move. … Continue reading


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 compliant with the ATF. As a firearms enthusiast, you probably own a collection of guns yourself for hunting, sport, and … Continue reading


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 business and bring in more sales. Whether you’re using your FFL to operate a retail store, make on-the-road gun show … Continue reading


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