Does your State charge you for a NICS check?
This is a discussion on Does your State charge you for a NICS check? within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by CLASS3NH
My Brother lives in Nevada, near Las Vegas. This past weekend, he went to Dick's, Bass Pro, and a couple other ...
December 14th, 2011 03:18 AM
Originally Posted by CLASS3NH
What you describe is not illegal but a deceptive practice on behalf of the big box store.
I sell a basic Remington 870 Express 12 ga with 18" barrel for $338.50. 26" and 28" barrels are $347.70. This includes Transfer. The NICS background check is only part of a transfer. Some states don't use NICS at all, rather their State Police act as POA for background checks. The ATF form 4473 and Bound Book record keeping for 20 years is the bulk of the chore for any FFL.
I sell guns at their advertised prices and that includes the transfer fees. Most honest dealers include transfer fees in their cost. Some dealers will also offer a card for 1 hour of free Indoor range time, a $15-17.00 value or some other added value like a free box of ammo.
What Dick's and other big box stores are doing is low balling the base price and deceptively making up the difference in transfer fees. $329.95 + $25 = $354.95. Plain and simple. Wise shoppers should consider All costs before they buy. Also buyers should not think $329.95, they should think $330.00 + fee (or no fee) + State tax where applicable.
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