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Do I Have to Carry My Tax Stamp and Gun Trust When I Use the NFA Firearm?

You don’t need to carry the original tax stamp and notarized original of your gun trust with you when you use your NFA Firearm.  However, the ATF ...

Will My FFL / SOT Call When My Approved Tax Stamp is Received?

The simple answer is yes.  We can’t speak for every FFL / SOT, but the general process is to contact the applicant when the approved tax stamp is ...

Do Tax Stamp Approval Times Vary?

Tax stamp approval times can vary from applicant to applicant, to even the type of tax stamp application being used to apply for the NFA Firearm. ...

Can you Change your Tax Stamp from an Individual to a Gun Trust?

Yes, you can transfer your "individual" tax stamp into a gun trust, corporation or other legal entity.  However, since you are transferring the NFA firearm from one entity (yourself) to a different entity (your gun trust, corporation or other legal entity), you will need to pay the ATF the $200 tax stamp again.

Is a Tax Stamp Different from a Gun Trust?

Yes a tax stamp is different from a gun trust.  A tax stamp is the actual proof of registration of your NFA Firearm.  A gun trust is the applicant that is applying for a tax stamp and will become the owner of the NFA Firearm when the tax stamp is approved.

Tax Stamp Proof of Registration - Can the ATF request your Tax Stamp?

Yes, the ATF can request proof of registration, e.g. your tax stamp.  This information can be found on the ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 and...

Do you Need a Tax Stamp for Every Silencer - NFA Firearm?

Yes, you will need to have a tax stamp for each silencer that you want to purchase / own.

Can you Prefill out an ATF Form 5 for your Heir(s)?

The ATF 5320.5 Application for Tax Exempt Transfer and Registration of Firearm can be used to transfer NFA firearms tax exempt to heirs, when the o...

How to Get a Tax Stamp for Your Silencer Guide

Whether you are making your own silencer using the ATF Form 1 / ATF eForm 1 or purchasing an already manufactured silencer using the ATF Form 4, yo...

Does your gun trust need to have a physcial address?

Your gun trust doesn't need to have a physical address.  When applying for your tax stamp, you will need to supply an address of the trust.  The a...
Which FD-258 Fingerprint Card Do I Need From the ATF Distribution Center?

Which FD-258 Fingerprint Card Do I Need From the ATF Distribution Center?

When ordering fingerprint cards from the ATF Distribution Center, there are three options.   FBI FD-258FA - FFL Application ORI WVATF1100 FBI FD-...

Do You Need to Send Your Gun Trust to the ATF Before You Apply for a Tax Stamp?

We get asked where you will need to send your gun trust to after the gun trust is notarized, signed and dated.  Does the gun trust need to be "pre...