Americans Spend $16.9 Billion on Target Shooting

According to a recent study commissioned by Southwick Associates, American target shooters spend $16.9 billion dollars a year, providing an economic impact of $46 million a day.

Firearms, Ammo Tax Holidays Proposed in New Three States

The idea of firearm- and ammunition tax "amnesty" programs is spreading, and may be coming to your state soon.

Despite Sluggish Economy, U.S. Gun, Ammo Sales Defy Gravity

Unlike other indicators of consumer spending, firearm sales were up, up, up in 2013.

Mississippi House Passes Second Amendment Tax Holiday Bill

Mississippi looks to join Louisiana by setting aside a weekend where sportsmen can purchase firearms, ammunition, bows and arrows, all-terrain vehicles and other sporting items without paying state sales tax.

Texas Senator Wants to Follow Neighbor's Lead with Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday

With the goal of following Louisiana's 2009 law, a Texas legislator hopes to bring a weekend tax holiday on firearms to the Lone Star State.

Record Firearms and Ammunition Sales Enrich Pittman-Robertson Coffers

Purchases of firearms and ammunition by Americans for personal protection, sporting purposes and hunting in 2012 broke all previous records.

Smith & Wesson to Receive $6 Million in State Tax Incentives

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts yesterday approved $6 million in corporate tax incentives for gunmaker Smith & Wesson to aid in the expansion of the company's Springfield headquarters and manufacturing plant.


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