Utah Considers Tax Cuts to Lure Gunmakers

Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, said he saw an opportunity for…

Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, said he saw an opportunity for Utah after Beretta’s reaction to gun control legislation recently signed in Maryland. The company issued a statement indicating it’s willingness to move operations to other states.

Stephenson said he’s planning a bill for the next legislative session that might attract Beretta and other gun manufacturers to Utah by reducing restrictions and eliminating sales tax on machinery and parts used to make guns.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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  • D. Sanchez

    As a happy resident of the gun friendly state of Utah, I can say my tax dollars are going to good use. To firearms manufactures, come one come all. Beautiful place to live, low cost of living and gun friendly as it gets.