12B-1 Fees

Business / Finance / 12B-1 Fees: The percent of a mutual fund's assets used to defray marketing and distribution expenses. The amount of the fee is stated in the fund's prospectus. The SEC has recently proposed that 12B-1 fees in excess of 0.25% be classed as a load. A true no load fund has neither a sales charge nor a 12b-1 fee.

12b-1 Fee

Business / Taxes / 12b-1 Fee: A number of load and no-load mutual funds levy 12b-1 fees on the value of your mutual fund account to offset the fund's promotional and marketing expenses. These asset-based fees, which get their name MORE

Recording Fees

Business / Loan / Recording Fees: Fees charged by the local government to record loan documents (for example, the mortgage). These fees will be charged to the borrower and shown on the Settlement Statement (HUD-1). MORE

Reasonable And Customary Fees

Health / Health Insurance / Reasonable And Customary Fees: The average fee charged by a particular type of health care practitioner within a geographic area. The term is often used by medical plans as the amount of money they will approve for a specific test MORE

Participating Fees

Business / Finance / Participating Fees: The portion of total fees in a syndicated credit that go to the participating banks. MORE

Service Fees

Life Style / Travel / Service Fees: These fees are non-refundable and usually are included with any ticket purchase and sometimes appear as separate charges on your credit card statement. MORE

Slotting Fees

Business / Agriculture / Slotting Fees: Paid by manufacturers to purchase shelf space in retail stores: such fees are a controversial issue in the food sector. Critics regard slotting fees as unearned store discounts (or even 'kickbacks' to MORE

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