Tax Exempt Legislation for Gun Owners

This legislation would exempt gun safes and trigger locks from Massachusetts sales tax

Bill Language:

An Act Relative to Tax Exemptions on Gun Safes and Trigger Locks filed by Rep. Dave Muradian (HD.731) and Senator Don Humason S.1541

Section 1. Section 6 of chapter 64H of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby further amended by striking in paragraph (rr), the word “commercial”.

An Act Relative to Gun Safe Tax Deductions - David Muradian
Section 1. Paragraph (a) of Part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by section 62 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby further amended by adding the following subparagraph:-


(17) The amount equal to the amount of a purchase of a gun safe; provided however, that such deduction shall not exceed $2,000 for a single person, for a married person filing a separate return of a head of household, or a married couple filing a joint return.


This legislation would encourage citizens to purchase gun safes by allowing them to deduct up to $2,000 from their state income tax returns.

An Act Relative to Gun Safe Tax Deductions filed by Rep. Dave Muradian (HD.734) and Senator Don Humason S.1540
Section 1. Paragraph (a) of Part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as most recently amended by section 62 of chapter 68 of the acts of 2011, is hereby further amended by adding the following subparagraph:-

(17) The amount equal to the amount of a purchase of a gun safe; provided however, that such deduction shall not exceed $2,000 for a single person, for a married person filing a separate return of a head of household, or a married couple filing a joint return.


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