National Firearms Act (NFA) Forms Processed - 2009 - 2014 Infographicby National Gun Trusts
National Firearms Act (NFA) Forms Processed
2009 - 2014
States are relaxing laws on the possession of short-barreled rifles and shotguns which fall under the National Firearms Act (NFA).
Annual Amount of NFA Forms Processed, by year:
- 2009 - 7,000
- 2010 - 9,000
- 2011 - 10,000
- 2012 - 14,000
- 2013 - 16,000
- 2014 - 24,000
In addition, the legalization of silencers for hunting in about 40 states had led to a significant increase in the processing of NFA forms.
Average processing time for NFA forms 1 and 4 = 5 months
79% of all NFA transfers involved in silencers from 2009 - 2014
In Fiscal Year 2014:
- 1,383,677 NFA Firearms Processed
- 26 Legal Instruments Examiners
- 221,260 NFA Applications Received
- $31.8 million Collected in NFA Taxes and Deposited to the U.S. Treasury Fund
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