What is a fiscal year?

Definition fiscal year

How do we define: fiscal year?

Fiscal year is a period of 12 consecutive months without regard to the calendar year. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends. The federal government's fiscal year begins October 1 and ends September 30. The fiscal year carries the date of the calendar year in which it ends and is referred to as FY.

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