Firearms sales tax holiday proposed in Alabama

by Chuck March 28, 2014

Firearms sales tax holiday

Firearms sales tax holiday The Alabama House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee passed a bill to officially name the sales tax free weekend the Remington Appreciation Sales Tax Holiday. The Alabama House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee passed a bill to officially name the sales tax free weekend the Remington Appreciation Sales Tax Holiday.

Alabama has proposed a firearms sales tax holiday on guns and shooting supplies the weekend before Independence Day.

While sales tax holidays are frequently criticized for the amount of revenue they cost the state, they often have other compensations. A firearms sales tax holiday break is likely to attract gun shows with their accompanying tourist dollars. Another major benefit to the state is the recently announced plans by the Remington Outdoor Company, a manufacturer of guns and ammunition, to open a 2,000 employee plant in Huntsville.

The Alabama House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee passed a bill to officially name the sales tax free weekend the Remington Appreciation Sales Tax Holiday.

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