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It's mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Retailer Seminars — Avoiding Common Pitfalls of an ATF Inspection

We learn from our mistakes, but in many situations it’s far better to know where certain obstacles and pitfalls are ahead of time so that you can have a plan in place to avoid them — like an ATF inspection.

Gun Control Groups Push for Redefining Reality

According to news reports, the Obama Administration is considering redefining a key term that would impact the firearms industry and law abiding gun owners.

Wally Nelson Joins Speaker Lineup for 2016 SHOT Show University

We are pleased to announce that former ATF Deputy Assistant Director Wally Nelson will be hosting several 2016 SHOT Show University learning tracks.

Double-Check Those Firearm Bar Codes

Today we have massive computing power in the palms of our hands that can, thanks to things like bar code scanners, make those inventory acquisition entries into your bound book a breeze. But . . .

Getting Started on Class III/NFA Licensing—Your First Step to Capitalizing on the Growing Suppressor Market

Despite the growing consumer demand for suppressors and the thriving marketplace, I still hear dealers wondering whether buying and selling suppressors is legal.

Firearm Inventory Counts and Reconciliation — Compliance Secret No. 1

When we as members of NSSF’s FFL Compliance Consultant Team are out in the field with NSSF members during a compliance consultation visit, the question will often come up, “What’s one big secret to compliance?” We do have one, though it’s not really a secret. The “secret,” if you will, is about conducting careful inventory […]

Retailer Education Seminars Starting Soon

Despite the record snowfalls in the areas surrounding NSSF’s offices in Newtown, Connecticut, the calendar does tell us spring is just a few short weeks away. That means NSSF will be kicking off the first of a dozen Retailer Education Seminars around the country. These invaluable compliance-oriented sessions provide retailers and range owners across the […]

“Sweat the Details” During Your Busiest Season

As a firearms retailer, the holiday season represents a very special window of opportunity in which sellers can maximize sales and profits. Your biggest responsibility as an FFL during this accelerated business cycle is to remain compliant.

Responsible Persons

When our NSSF ATF compliance consultants visit retailers, they always need to know who the “responsible person/s” of record is/are.

Personal Firearms and Your FFL Business Site

One question frequently asked by retailers is how to account for firearms on their premises that are personally owned and not for sale.

NSSF Announces 2013 Retailer Education Seminars

NSSF has expanded the number of free Retailer Education Seminars it will offer this year to a dozen, an increase of four in order to satisfy demand. The seminars bring together federally licensed firearms retailers and NSSF consultants retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, plus an expert on the FBI’s National […]

NSSF Warns Dealers to “Sweat the Details”

NSSF, in an ongoing effort to provide members of our industry with the information, knowledge and resources they need to comply with the law so they can maintain their federal firearms license, is please to announce the publication of “Sweat the Details.”  This brief resource explains to federal firearms licensees (FFLs) what a “willful violation” […]