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11/20/2019 5:07:11 PM
Posted: 5/20/2005 1:37:25 PM EST
If I(non FFL) build up an AR15 from a stripped receiver and sell it, is an excise tax due and why or why not? Been looking everywhere and can't find an answer.
Link Posted: 5/20/2005 2:00:28 PM EST
As long as you aren't building them with the sole intent of selling them later (which would constitute manufacturing), no exise tax is required.
Link Posted: 5/20/2005 3:46:51 PM EST
I have a couple friends who want me to build them AR's, I am going to have them buy the stripped lower then put it together it for them. I won't be making any money so no problem. If you are building and selling them and making a profit I think you legally need an FFL. I have nothing official to back this up but it seems to be what I have read before around here.
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