November 19, 2023
ATF Q&A: A&D Books
If change my personal FFL to my business FFL before my personal FFL expires so I will be able to transfer the guns into the new FFL what happens to my A/D books and 4473? If I do gunsmithing A/D book would need to get new books for everything I do in the new business name?
It would not be a change. If you decide not to renew your personal FFL and want to transfer your inventory into your business FFL you can do that. What you would do is not renew your personal FFL and turn in the license, Form 4473, and A&D record to ATF. You will need to log out all of the firearms that you currently have in inventory (open dispositions in your personal A&D record) into your business A&D record. You need to ensure there are no open dispositions in your personal A&D record before turning it into ATF. You do the same for gunsmithing. Although, if you do not have an A&D record for gunsmithing under your business license, you will need to start a new gunsmithing record and enter any/all firearms that you have as open dispositions into your new record and close out your personal gunsmithing A&D record as I mentioned above. If you have any questions about that you can give me a call at the number below.
This question was asked during the NSSF Webinar: NSSF Compliance Consultant’s “Report from the Field.”
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