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...
How to Get an FFL in Florida [2021] FL FFL Guide

How to Get an FFL in Florida [2021] FL FFL Guide

If you’re thinking about getting a Federal Firearms License (FFL) in Florida so that you can be a gun manufacturer or firearms dealer (even from your home) in the lone-star state, then you’re in the right place. Most of the requirements for getting your...
Gun Friendly Credit Card Processing for FFLs

Gun Friendly Credit Card Processing for FFLs

You’re ready to start selling firearms as a business. Great! If you don’t already have one, you’re going to need to get an FFL.  Then, you can start selling guns out of a storefront as a gunshop, at gunshows, and/or online. Of course, in order...
How to Get an FFL in California [2021] CA FFL Guide

How to Get an FFL in California [2021] CA FFL Guide

If you’re thinking about getting a Federal Firearms License (FFL) in California so that you can be a gun manufacturer or firearms dealer (even from your home) in the golden state, then you’re in the right place. Most of the requirements for getting your...
FFL Transfer – How to Transfer a Firearm [2021]

FFL Transfer – How to Transfer a Firearm [2021]

Have you ever tried to send or receive a firearm but weren’t sure how to do it? Maybe you just bought a firearm online, or you need to ship a gun, and you’re wondering how to transfer it. You might have looked into transferring the gun and you learned that...
How to Get an FFL in Texas [2021] TX FFL Guide

How to Get an FFL in Texas [2021] TX FFL Guide

If you’re thinking about getting a Federal Firearms License (FFL) in Texas so that you can be a gun manufacturer or firearms dealer (even from your home) in the lone-star state, then you’re in the right place. Most of the requirements for getting your FFL...