Back-End Load Fund

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Back-End Load Fund


Back-End Load Fund


Full Definition of Back-End Load Fund


A type of mutual fund that charges investors a fee to sell or redeem their shares. This fee often ranges between 4 and 6 percent. The formal name for the back end load is referred to as the contingent deferred sales charge, or the CDSC. A broker’s commission is reduced if an investor holds the fund for a longer period of time.


Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/back-end-load-fund/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Back-End Load Fund. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 30, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/back-end-load-fund/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Back-End Load Fund. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/back-end-load-fund/ (accessed: November 30, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Back-End Load Fund. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved November 30, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/back-end-load-fund/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Back-End Load Fund are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 19th November, 2021 | 0 Views.