California Gov. Newsom signs off on nation’s first state tax on guns and ammo

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2023
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a series of gun-control bills into law on Tuesday, including a hefty tax on guns and ammunition. Guns and ammo sales in California will now be subject to an 11% tax under Assembly Bill 28. Such sales are already taxed at 10-11% at the federal level, but California is the first state to introduce its own state tax. “I’m celebratory, because I’m proud that we were able to sign these bills,” Newsom said at the bill-signing event held in Sacramento. “But it’s going to require...

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