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Old 02-20-2017, 1:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Sure Shot 45 View Post
There's a way to buy new guns in the state of California and NOT pay any sales tax. If you purchase a firearm from an individual seller or a non-FFL you're good to go, no sales tax, like a PPT. There's a lot of individual sellers on Gunbroker selling new guns tax free
Sorry, but you are wrong. Check out the CA BOE rules. The CA FFL is considered the retailer and has to submit the sales tax for the firearm, which means that they collect it from the buyer. The seller might not collect sales tax, but that does not matter.

There are a couple of cases where it is not subject to sales tax, but not the general case.
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