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Definition of "fiscal year" [fiscal year]

  • A 12-month period for which an organization plans the use of its funds. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fiscal year" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Desando is looking to hire about 400 engineers by the end of Tata's fiscal year in March."
  • "Nearly half of the states cut provider payments in the fiscal year that ended in June, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers."
  • "Twenty of the 33 Topix subindexes were lower with Tokyo Electric Power falling 12% after a Kyodo report said it will log a parent-only net loss of ¥570 billion $7.1 billion for the fiscal year 2011, excluding compensation to those affected by the nuclear accident following the March 11 natural disasters."
Words like "fiscal year"
accounting reference period
budget year
financial year
fiscal quarter
tax year