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psijac
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Sales tax

Postby psijac » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:09 pm

I want to order a gun online but I've heard recieving FFL will charge sales tax on my weapon. Has anyone had this happen to them? Is this business practice legit?
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Re: Sales tax

Postby texasmusic » Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:21 pm

Never had sales tax charged on the weapon or the transfer fee for that matter.
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Re: Sales tax

Postby PBratton » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:09 pm

No state sales tax for transfers.

The dealer didn't sell it to you and he is only providing a service.
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Re: Sales tax

Postby boba » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:48 pm

If they don't collect the sales tax on the gun, you're legally required to submit it yourself.
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Re: Sales tax

Postby mrvmax » Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:18 pm

boba wrote:If they don't collect the sales tax on the gun, you're legally required to submit it yourself.

I am not required to collect sales tax but legally the buyer is supposed to pay it themselves.


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Re: Sales tax

Postby Mike1951 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:20 am

It is not legit, but it is done.

Use this FFL finder:

http://www.gunbroker.com/FFL/DealerNetwork.aspx

If they state that they charge tax, don't use them.
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