SEC Form 24F-2

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 24F-2'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that must be submitted annually by open-end management investment companies, face-amount certificate companies, and unit investment trusts. The form must specify the name of each series or class of securities for which the form is filed, and must be filed within 90 days of the end of the fiscal year during which the company has publicly offered such securities.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form 24F-2'

SEC Form 24F-2, also known as "annual notice of securities sold," is required by rule 24F-2 under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The SEC uses this form to calculate and collect registration fees payable to the Commission by these companies.

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