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Arms and Ammunition

10% Excise Tax

  • Pistols
  • Revolvers

11% Excise Tax

  • Firearms (other than pistols and revolvers)
  • Rifles (all types)
  • Shotguns and combination guns (all types)
  • Shells
  • Cartridges
  • Parts/accessories
  • Component parts for shells/cartridges sold as a kit
  • Bows
  • Crossbows

Archery Equipment

  • Arrows and bolts (shafts, nocks, vanes, and points)
  • Quivers
  • Parts and accessories (Handles, handle sections, grips, limbs, levels, stabilizers, sights and sight extensions, slings, silencers, covers, kisser buttons, nocking points, releases, string holders, and keepers)