SOT License Guide [2021] – NFA Firearms

SOT License Guide [2021] – NFA Firearms

Q: What is an SOT? A: An SOT is a Special Occupational Taxpayer. It is a Federal Firearms Licensee who pays a special annual tax in order to deal with a special class of firearms called NFA Firearms. SOTs are sometimes (incorrectly) referred to as someone who has a...
Class 3 License and How to Become a Dealer

Class 3 License and How to Become a Dealer

How to Get a Class 3 License Ok, first off, there’s really no such thing as a “Class 3 License.” Instead, someone who has a Federal Firearms License, must become a Special Occupational Taxpayer (SOT) in order to deal, manufacture, or import a certain...
FFL Number – What it Means and How to Look it Up

FFL Number – What it Means and How to Look it Up

What is an FFL number? An FFL number is a unique identifying number assigned to every Federal Firearms License issued by the ATF.  In addition to identifying FFLs, the FFL number also shares some information about the FFL (like the Type of FFL, the expirations date,...
FFL License Types – Which FFL Should You Get? [2021]

FFL License Types – Which FFL Should You Get? [2021]

FFL License Types Depending on the type of firearm business activity you’d like to conduct, you’ll need a particular “type” of FFL license. An FFL is a license that allows the Federal Firearm Licensee (the person/company that has an FFL license) to import, make, or...