UPDATE: The House was initially going to discuss this next Monday but decided to hear the measure. It has passed on a 5-4 vote.
On Monday, February 15th, Arizona House panel will be debating a bill sponsored by Rep. Steve Montenegro of Litchfield Park that would create the first of its kind, dollar for dollar tax credit up to $80 for people who get their concealed carry permits. The bill’s purpose is to promote public safety.
Arizona currently has more than 250,000 concealed carry permits holders as of January 2016.
We’ll be following up on the outcome of this bill and report back once we have more info.
What are your thoughts of getting tax credit for obtaining a concealed carry permit in your state? Sound off in the comments below.