26 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2017 Edition
Title 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
Subtitle D - Miscellaneous Excise Taxes
CHAPTER 32 - MANUFACTURERS EXCISE TAXES
Subchapter D - Recreational Equipment
PART III - FIREARMS
Sec. 4181 - Imposition of tax
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§4181. Imposition of tax

There is hereby imposed upon the sale by the manufacturer, producer, or importer of the following articles a tax equivalent to the specified percent of the price for which so sold:

Articles taxable at 10 percent—

Pistols.

Revolvers.

Articles taxable at 11 percent—

Firearms (other than pistols and revolvers).

Shells, and cartridges.

(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 490.)