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February 19, 2024

Firearm Industry Compliance Education Webinars

NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is providing industry businesses with FREE in-depth compliance online training and insights via the Firearm Industry Compliance Education Series — a live webinar series with a focus on topics central to our industry including ATF inspection preparedness, Straw Purchase awareness, improving store security, OSHA lead & noise compliance and much more. NSSF is committed to helping your company improve operations, public safety and the overall health of the firearms industry, and education is a key component to our combined success.

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Upcoming Webinars

Bulletproof Compliance: Mastering ATF Regulatory Compliance for FFLs

WEBINAR: Bulletproof Compliance - Mastering ATF Regulatory Compliance for FFLsMonday, March 4 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

Elevate your understanding of ATF compliance with a power-packed webinar designed to catapult your firearms business into a realm of unmatched regulatory mastery. Gain exclusive insights from the trenches of ATF inspections, learn the art of navigating complex firearms laws, and discover foolproof strategies to bulletproof your business against regulatory pitfalls. With a focus on real-world experiences, proactive approaches influenced by administrative actions, and robust defense mechanisms against potential revocations, this session promises not just to inform but to transform how you approach compliance. Join us to unlock the secrets of staying ahead in this increasingly scrutinized world of firearms business, ensuring your operations are both efficient and impeccably aligned with the latest legal and regulatory standards.

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Common Errors on the Firearm Ammunition Excise Tax (FAET) Quarterly Tax Return

Compliance Webinar: Common Errors on the Firearm Ammunition Excise Tax (FAET) Quarterly Tax ReturnMonday, March 11 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

Firearm and ammunition manufacturers and importers generally are required to calculate, file and pay quarterly excise taxes. The form used is known as the FEDERAL FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION QUARTERLY EXCISE TAX RETURN (TTB F 5300.26).

This webinar is designed to help guide employees responsible for the preparation of these returns in accurately completing and supporting the calculations necessary to compute the excise tax liability. Join NSSF Excise Tax Consultant, Richard Weimer for this insightful discussion where he will run through the form line by line pointing out common errors made while showing you how to correct them. We’ll then proceed with opening the session up for Q&A.

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Recordings of the Firearm Industry Compliance Education series will be made available in NSSF’s SHOT University Online – the firearm industry’s premier resource for education and training — available for free to NSSF Members and their staff.

Not an NSSF Member? Visit or reach out to our member services team at To learn more about NSSF’s SHOT University Online, visit

Compliance Lessons from 2024 SHOT Show

Webinar: Compliance Lessons from 2024 SHOT Show - February 5, 2024 at 3 p.m. EasternNot able to attend SHOT Show? Just want a refresher on ATF compliance issues learned at SHOT?
In this session, NSSF Compliance Consultants Wally Nelson and Harry McCabe reviewed the major compliance issues that came up at SHOT. From the NSSF educational sessions to the ATF and NICS sessions, Wally and Harry provide updates on all the compliance issues FFLs need to be familiar with to ensure you don’t end up on the wrong side of an ATF inspection this year. Topics include ATF’s Zero Tolerance program and the status of NICS background checks for employees as well as the status of using NCIC to check for stolen firearms.

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Target-Hardening Strategies for Keeping Your Guns Secure in the Retail Environment

Webinar: Target-hardening strategies for keeping your gunse secure in the retail environment

As criminals change their tactics frequently, we must be aware to determine if we should change our defense. During this session, two experts who travel the country visiting FFLs will share different strategies that are working, including low-cost to no-cost tactics you can implement to protect your business.

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NSSF Member Testimonial - Quote: For any retailer, large or small, this membership is a no-brainer. Between the educational materials, access to the best firearms attorneys and other premium benefits, this membership is what many of us have been waiting for. -Joe Keffer, Sportsman's ShopLooking for more guidance? NSSF®’s Premium Retailer Membership is a top-tier membership for firearm retailers designed to help retailers protect their business against administrative actions taken by ATF, including license revocation.

Membership directly supports NSSF in its mission to promote, protect and preserve our industry and our sports. NSSF stands in defense of every segment of our industry on Capitol Hill and in state capitols nationwide and is working on behalf of every one of its members every day to strengthen our industry. Start your application today, or upgrade your existing membership to premium.

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Looking for more education opportunities?

Consider NSSF’s SHOT University Online, a one-stop e-learning platform for firearms retailers and ranges. On-demand and free for NSSF members, this library of interactive online courses provides a deep dive on critical topics ranging from compliance and regulatory issues to operational guidance and business improvement for both business owners and employees.

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