Tax Season Savings

Rebates abound on guns, ammo and reloading supplies.

posted on March 9, 2023
Tax Season

Whether you’re stretching a tax refund as far as possible or tightening your belt because Uncle Sam is reaching deeper into your pockets, there are smoking deals out there on firearms, ammo and gear right now. Instead of letting the IRS cramp your firing-line style, consider a few of these from some of the industry’s finest.

Purchase a new KelTec Sub2000 by June 30 and there could be a $100 check in your future. Some restrictions apply, for obvious reasons, but when you claim a factory fresh model at your favorite FFL, simply snap a picture of the product serial number on its packaging, take another one of the receipt and go to the rebate page to complete the form. A short list of Sub2000s are not included in the promotion, though, so consult full details online.

How about rebates of up to $100 on more than 300 of Smith & Wesson’s most popular models? Take home a new M&P M2.0, M&P 10, M&P 12, M&P 15 or M&P 15 Sport II, or one in the Volunteer Series, and qualifying purchasers have a $100 rebate in their future. There’s $75 back offered on select a CSX, M&P Shield, M&P Shield EZ, M&P Shield M2.0 or M&P 15-22 models and another $50 rebate with the purchase of a Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380, J-frame revolver, M&P Shield Plus or SD and SDVE handgun. Purchase before April 3 to qualify, though. New owners can redeem the offer by mail or online. The list is less confusing than our painfully itemized deductions, but much longer and come to a higher total (unfortunately).

Add a new Beretta APX A1 Full Size or APX A1 Carry to your collection by May 31 to take advantage of the company’s $50 cash back offer. Or you might consider $75 back on a Tomcat, Bobcat or Beretta 90 Series Rimfire pistol and PX4 Storm.

If you’ve been considering a new SIG Sauer P320 or P365, now’s a great time to buy. The company is offering webstore credit with qualifying purchases and cartridges to try out that new gun. Details are found here.

And if your ammo inventory is your current concern, consider Winchester’s offer of 20 percent off target rifle FMJ loads for .223 Rem., 5.56 NATO, 6.5 Creedmoor, .300 Blackout, 7.62 NATO and .350 Legend. The deal ends at the stroke of midnight on April 30.

Hornady’s Get Loaded Program  runs until Dec. 31 and ideal when you’re ready to beat the shortages by rolling your own. Purchase select reloading kits or related equipment and you could receive up to 500 free bullets. Depending on caliber and design, that retail value can run as high as $234.44. Cleaners, tumblers and more are also included in the promotion.

Stretching your firearm budget is always a wise decision and with the incentives underway it’s easy to accomplish. Those new guns, gear and ammo are guaranteed to put a smile on the current administration’s face, too.   


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