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Jacking up firearms fees 76% will cost SMEs £3.5 MILLION


Regular Member
Aug 21, 2011
Boone County, KY
Jacking up firearms fees 76% will cost SMEs £3.5 MILLION

(SME Means small and medium Enterprises)

Licensing fees could go up for businesses and people who have firearms in the U.K. and a firearms certificate could go up 76%.


"The Home Office has admitted that police plans to force a 76 per cent hike in the cost of a firearm certificate will cost firearms dealers alone £700,000, with gamekeepers and vets being smacked with a further £2.8m in government-imposed fees.

A consultation on the proposed increase in firearms fees, issued earlier this week, reveals the cost to businesses of the police campaign to jack up the fees payable for a firearm or shotgun certificate."