Fact or Fiction: Will Handgun Owners Be Required to List Their Guns on the Next Federal Tax Return?

Fiction: No.  There is currently no bill before Congress that would require that all handgun owners list their guns on federal income tax returns.  Many email forwards have been circulating regarding a Senate bill “SB 2099” and the alleged $50 tax on firearms.  This so-called report is false.  There is no such legislation currently before Congress as verified on https://thomas.loc.gov the official congressional legislation data base.  You may also verify that the report is false on snopes.com.  Here is the link for more information on this email rumor:  https://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/taxreturns.asp.

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