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How easy is BATS to use?
How can fusion centers utilize BATS?
How are FOIA requests handled for BATS?
Has the issue of a single point of reporting for Arson & Explosives Incidents for Law Enforcement and Firefighting Authorities been resolved?
Can my department enter past incidents into BATS?
AFMER - ATF Form 5300.11
When the AFMER notice is sent out, what year is ATF requesting?
What is the best way to submit my AFMER form?
What is "production" and what should I report on my AFMER form?
What does ATF do with the data I report in the AFMER form?
My AFMER submission appears in the “SUBMITTED / IN PROCESS” folder in eForms. When will it be finalized?
Is it okay to send in my AFMER form before the calendar year has ended?
If I purchase a firearm and manufacture/remanufacture it into a different firearm, do I need to report this as production on my AFMER form?
If I manufacture a weapon, but do not sell or export it, do I still need to report it on the AFMER form?
If I manufacture a gun and export it to another country, should I report it under section 8, section 9, or both section 8 and 9 of the AFMER form?
I receive a firearm receiver/frame from another licensed manufacturer with the intention to incorporate it into a complete firearm that I will sell, but later I decide to sell the receiver as is. Must I report this on my AFMER form?
I misplaced the AFMER form that was sent to me. Where can I get another AFMER form?
I have already filed my AFMER for this year. Why did I still receive a letter and form in the mail?
I have a license to manufacture destructive devices (type 10 FFL). The AFMER form instructions say destructive devices do not need to be reported. Should I stop filing?
I am having issues with eForms. Who can help me?
I am a manufacturer and I gave my receiver to another manufacturer to complete and sell; should I report the receiver on my AFMER form?
How do I know ATF received my AFMER form?
Does the AFMER form 5300.11 have any relationship with NFA Special Occupational Tax (NSOT) or the Firearms and Ammunition Excise Tax (FAET) administered by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)?
Do I need to file an AFMER form even if I didn’t manufacture any firearms last year?
After filing my AFMER form with ATF, I discovered an error. What should I do?
The sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors?
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