States look to tax guns, ammo

Posted on April 8, 2013

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At least six states are considering new taxes or fees on firearms or ammunition as a way to help pay for the consequences of gun violence.
Gun and ammunition purchases are already subject to local sales taxes, and manufacturers pay a federal excise tax    10% for pistols and revolvers, 11% for other guns, shells and cartridges    that funds wildlife programs.

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