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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


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 your FFL business? Your business is growing. Retail sales are up and you think maybe it’s time to expand your … 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


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 accuracy. As a firearms dealer, you have a hundred tasks to complete each day. Like any other retail or wholesale … 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 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 reasons why in this post. You can’t expect to keep your business up and running if you’re relying on low-quality … Continue reading


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