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'Hearing Protection Act' would remove tax on firearm sound suppressors

Thursday, October 22, 2015

'Hearing Protection Act' would remove tax on firearm sound suppressors

A bill entitled the Hearing Protection Act would remove a $200 tax stamp requirement for gun suppressors, more commonly known as silencers.

Sponsored by U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Arizona, the bill has been endorsed by the American Suppressor Association and National Rifle Association.

"Suppressors significantly reduce the chance of hearing loss for anyone who enjoys the shooting sports," Chris Cox, executive director of NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, told AmmoLand.com.

 

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