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by gringo pistolero
Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: 2017 Legislative Wish List
Topic: Tax Free 2nd Amendment Items
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Re: Tax Free 2nd Amendment Items

Pariah3j wrote:
The Dude wrote:
Pariah3j wrote:The poll tax, was a tax you had to pay in order to vote. You don't have to pay a tax in order to exercise your 2nd amendment rights (baring the exception of things like NFA items). The tax you are paying are for the goods and items which just happen to be 2nd Amend. related.
So the feds enacting a 11% excise tax on bibles and crucifixes wouldn't violate the first amendment?
A specific tax on them, I would say yes. General tax that gets attached to everything (aka sales tax), I don't think so. I'm not aware of any special firearms specific tax you pay on guns or ammo, just sales tax.
Firearms and Ammunition Excise Tax (FAET) is a tax imposed by Chapter 32 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. 4181) on the sale of firearms and ammunition

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