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fiscal year

Syllabification: fis·cal year
North American

Definition of fiscal year in English:

noun

A year as reckoned for taxing or accounting purposes: the firm is expected to turn a profit for its fiscal year ending April 30
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  • About 77% of sample firms have fiscal years corresponding to calendar years.
  • The company now expects to turn a profit for the fiscal year ending next June.
  • That's the first deadline for executives of large companies with calendar fiscal years to certify that they've checked and found their internal financial controls are working.

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