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E-Form approved but no tax stamp yet?

Discussion in 'NFA Weapon Discussion' started by djaziatic, May 30, 2015.

  1. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    My form 1 on the atf e-file site was approved 4/21/15. But I have yet to see a tax stamp or paperwork in the mail. How long did you guys wait til you saw the stamp and or paperwork?
     
  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Aside from that, how long did it take for you to get it approved? o_O
     
  3. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    2 months
     
  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Wowsers!! The last time I sent a Form-4 pre-e-file it took danged near a year!
     
  5. 1811GNR

    1811GNR WA New Member

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    You won't get one in the mail. Digital copy only.
    Print it, save it.
     
  6. tikkahunter

    tikkahunter dundee Member

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    If you e-filed a form 1 you will just get an email with your approved form for you to print. You will never get a paper copy
     
  7. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Thanks, how about the tax stamp?
     
  8. 1811GNR

    1811GNR WA New Member

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    Digital stamp will be on the digital form
     
  9. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Hmm that is weird, maybe it's not approved? Cause I never received an email saying it was approved, but when I log into the e site it's listed under approved. Maybe I should give them a call.
     
  10. tikkahunter

    tikkahunter dundee Member

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    Look in your junk or spam folder of email
    When you applied did you get a conformation email?
     
  11. SCARed

    SCARed Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    The approved form is in a PDF. On the right side of the screen is the button for the form.
     
  12. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ahhhhhh....I see it now. Sorry its my first efile. I guess I had to "View Form" to get the PDF file with the tax stamp! Awesome! Thanks everyone!
     
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  13. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Set your printer to high resolution colors and it kinda looks like a real tax stamp.
     
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  14. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    How long does that file stay available online, indefinitely?
     
  15. djaziatic

    djaziatic Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Looks like it stomper. You can view all files pending or approved.
     
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  16. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    That sure seems like a lot better option than having the physical original and the risk of it getting lost or destroyed.
     
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  17. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    I have my form 4's all scanned and backed up. Also have color copies and the originals are safe in the safe.

    I want that physical stamp.
     
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  18. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    A real stamp almost makes it seem like it's worth the $200.00 you coughed up for it.
     
  19. wired

    wired Yakima Well-Known Member

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    Ive had several guns and silencers Ive gotten bored with over the years and sold. The stamp could always be counted on to bring $50 on ebay. As much as I like the efile form 1 thing I don't like the way it screws me out of $50.