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4473 Cloud’s Favorite FFL Tech Stack and Toolbox

Firearm dealers have long fought the perception of being hobbyists and tinkerers who just happen to be running businesses. The Read more.

Travis Glover May. 22nd, 2024

Preparing For Your NEXT ATF Inspection

When Was The Last Time the ATF Inspected Your FFL? Last year, the year before, longer than that, or never? Whatever the Read more.

Travis Glover Mar. 14th, 2024

Internal Mock ATF Inspections Can Save Your FFL From Revocation

ATF has served more than double the Notices of Revocation in the past two fiscal years than were issued in 2020 and 2021. We Read more.

Travis Glover Feb. 15th, 2024

Post SHOT Show 2024 Review

Shot Show 2024 is in the books! For those of you who attended, we trust you share our opinion that this was the best SHOT since Read more.

Travis Glover Feb. 1st, 2024

Fully Digital Firearm Recordkeeping Protects Your FFL

FFLs have two choices when it comes to maintaining their federally mandated firearms transaction records. FFLs can go “old Read more.

Travis Glover Dec. 13th, 2023

FFLs ARE GOING PAPERLESS IN 2024

Old habits die hard! We know all too well how true this is. How many times have you heard the statement, “This is how Read more.

Travis Glover Nov. 9th, 2023

Why FFLs Should Ditch Paper 

Nothing causes issues for FFLs like paper! Sounds a bit dramatic, doesn’t it? It is just paper; how can it be that Read more.

Travis Glover Oct. 19th, 2023

ATF Inspection Results for FY 2023

Unless you have been living in a cave or under a rock (and, let’s be honest, those kind of sound like clever ideas these Read more.

Travis Glover Oct. 13th, 2023

ATF Traces: What You Need To Know!

ATF considers tracing firearms to be one of the most important functions of the Bureau. Every national seminar, local training, Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 20th, 2023

Answering FFL’s Top 5 Questions Before Going Fully Digital

We speak to FFLs of all sizes from coast to coast daily. There are a few common questions that seem to repeat themselves. They Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 14th, 2023

4473 Digital Storage System Functionality

ATF ruling 2022-1 allows FFLs to store their 4473s digitally. No more paper, no more boxes, and no more dust! Seems simple, Read more.

Travis Glover May. 24th, 2023

4473 Attachments – Do’s and Don’ts

What’s the most important document to an FFL’s compliance? It could be argued that it is the Bound Book, but for the sake of Read more.

Travis Glover Apr. 13th, 2023

Part 3: ATF Rulings You MUST Know!

We made it! The final chapter in this three-part extensive review of 6 key ATF rulings you must be familiar with to operate your Read more.

Travis Glover Apr. 5th, 2023

NEW ATF F 4473

MUST be used as of April 1, 2023 ATF issued the latest version of Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record.  The newest Read more.

Travis Glover Mar. 29th, 2023

Part 2: ATF Rulings You MUST Know!

We reviewed “knowing and identifying your customers” (ATF Ruling 2001-5) and how to properly establish and maintain a Read more.

Travis Glover Mar. 23rd, 2023

Part 1: ATF Rulings You MUST Know!

ATF rulings have significant implications on your business.  These ruling have the weight of the regulations behind them Read more.

Travis Glover Mar. 15th, 2023

Simplify ATF Inspections

ATF compliance inspections, or audits, bring a certain level of stress to every FFL when an ATF IOI walks into your store.  Read more.

Travis Glover Feb. 21st, 2023

Do You Have a Paper Problem?

How many years’ worth of paper 4473s (that include multiple handgun sale forms, multiple long gun sales forms, error Read more.

Travis Glover Feb. 9th, 2023

Gun Stores Going Paperless in 2023

For many gun shops old habits can be tough to break!  We all know this is true.  Just look around your shop. How many Read more.

Travis Glover Nov. 2nd, 2022

ATF Inspection Readiness Plan

If you haven’t had an inspection in a few or several years, or maybe you are one of those who has NEVER had the ATF show up Read more.

Travis Glover Sep. 29th, 2022

ATF Revocations – 5 Deadly “Sins”

FFLs are facing a regulatory environment that is unlike any in recent memory.  Having been in the firearm industry Read more.

Travis Glover Aug. 8th, 2022

NICS Denial Notification Act of 2022

The GCA just got some new section numbers…and letters.  Pursuant to the NICS Denial Notification Act of 2022, a new Read more.

Travis Glover Aug. 4th, 2022

ATF Ruling – 4473 Digital Storage

There is no official ruling from ATF that currently governs the electronic or digital storage of the ATF Form 4473.  Read more.

Travis Glover Aug. 1st, 2022

4473 Record Retention

As you are undoubtedly aware, as an FFL, you are required to retain a record of your firearm transactions.  The regulations Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 25th, 2022

What Is a 4473?

Completing Form 4473s are a necessary step with every sale of a firearm and has become commonplace for FFLs. But the Form 4473 Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 19th, 2022

Which company provides the firearm industry with the best electronic Bound Book and e4473 software? 

Who are the best electronic bound book providers? This is a crucial question that weighs on FFLs across the Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 1st, 2022

ATF Storage Requirements

A lot of FFLs are already using e4473s because of their ease and simplicity. But they end up having to print out the forms in Read more.

Travis Glover Dec. 7th, 2021

Preparing for Your Internal FFL Audit

Preparing for an ATF audit is just as important as the audit itself. If you want a seamless audit experience, it’s going to be Read more.

Travis Glover Nov. 2nd, 2021

4473 Cloud Announces Integration with FastBound™ Software Platform

Contact: Travis Glover 4473 Cloud Phone: 512-838-4060 Email: tglover@4473cloud.com 4473 Cloud Announces Read more.

Travis Glover Oct. 14th, 2021

ATF Audit – What to Know and What to Expect

The Gun Control Act of 1968 (also known as GCA) was a monumental change in controlling guns on a national level. In the wake of Read more.

Travis Glover Oct. 5th, 2021

4473 Cloud’s Storage and Compliance Software Is Now Certified by FFLGuard

Contact: Travis Glover 4473 Cloud Phone: 512-838-4060 Email: tglover@4473cloud.com 4473 Cloud’s Storage and Read more.

Travis Glover Sep. 30th, 2021

4473 Digital Storage Best Practices – Do This, Not That

Digital storage is attractive to FFL businesses because they provide easy sharing, syncing of data, ease of use, and are Read more.

Travis Glover Sep. 7th, 2021

12 Ways 4473 Cloud Will Make Your FFL Even Better

4473 Cloud provides the opportunity to digitally store your 4473’s in one simple and safe location. But that only touches on a Read more.

Travis Glover Aug. 3rd, 2021

FastBound and 4473 Cloud Partnership

Folsom, CA – July 9th, 2021 – FastBound is excited to announce a new partnership with 4473 Cloud. 4473 Cloud is the Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 12th, 2021

Understanding Cloud Storage and Cloud Security

Let’s talk security. Specifically cloud security. For those of you looking at storage solutions for your FFL paperwork, Read more.

Travis Glover Jul. 6th, 2021

4473 Digital Storage Essentials

As an FFL dealer, you may have already looked into storing your 4473’s electronically. We know it’s a lot of information to Read more.

Travis Glover Jun. 1st, 2021

Your 4473 eStorage Checklist

As an FFL Dealer, you most likely already know how much space storing paperwork can take up. You may have even started looking Read more.

Travis Glover May. 4th, 2021

What is 4473 Cloud Storage?

As required by the Federal Regulations and regulated by the ATF, FFL dealers must store ATF Form 4473’s for at least 20 years Read more.

Travis Glover Apr. 6th, 2021
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