Category Archives: ATF

Debunking some persistent online myths about the arm brace rule 2021R-08F

Since the ATF announced last Friday (January 13, 2023) that the publication of the final arm brace rule (2021R-08F) was imminent, there has been a flood of online rumors regarding how the rule will be implemented and enforced. In that … Continue reading

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Make sure to assign your arm brace pistol to your trust prior to the publication of 2021R-08F!

The ATF has taken the position that, in order to register an SBR under the free tax stamp provision of this rule, the ‘host’ (e.g. pistol, lower, etc.) must already be assigned to, or owned by, the trust prior to … Continue reading

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The ATF announced today that they plan to publish the final arm brace rule (2021R-08F) in the very near future

We have known this was a possibility for some time.  However, many of us in the industry had hoped that the very valid arguments raised during the comment period, coupled with the Bruen decision, would have caused the BATFE to … Continue reading

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