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- (accounting) An accounting period of one year, not necessarily coinciding with the calendar year.
- New York State has rarely had an approved budget by the beginning of its April 1 fiscal year
- Some businesses use a fiscal year of 52 weeks in most years, 53 weeks about every fourth year. The year is typically divided into four quarters, numbered Q1 through Q4.
- (one-year accounting period): financial year, budget year, tax year, accounting reference period, FY
accounting period of one year