fiscal period

Fiscal Period

The period of time reflected in financial statements. Usually, the fiscal period is either the calendar year or a quarter. For example, publicly-traded companies must report their financial state for the fiscal period since their previous report. A fiscal period is also called an accounting period.

fiscal period

The period covered by financial reports. For example, an annual report covers a fiscal period of one year, but a quarterly report includes accounting data for three months. Also called accounting period.
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Due to our fiscal period end, results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2015 include the benefit from one additional week of operations (Fiscal Period Impact) compared to the current-year periods.
9m were recorded for the four week fiscal period ended 31 January 2015, up 3.
The main reasons for the weakened turnover during the latter half of the fiscal period were a temporary decrease in deliveries, which was caused by the labour dispute in the paper industry, and also the postponement of some large customer projects to the next fiscal period.
1(7) of the Income Tax Act (hereinafter "the Act") states that "no change in the time when a fiscal period ends may be made for the purposes of this Act without the concurrence of the Minister.
This represents a sharp turn-around from last year's CBO forecast of a $1 trillion surplus for the 2003-2012 fiscal period, and is far below the 10-year, $5.
The proposed effective date for the accounting change is the first day of the first fiscal period beginning after Nov.
Although individuals will now be required to report business income for tax purposes on a calendar year basis, the fiscal period for the business or partnership need not be the calendar year.
It is proposed in this paper that a more appropriate measure for cost/benefit analysis is the ratio of VR program costs for a given fiscal period divided by the number of placements reported for that same fiscal period.
Net sales for the 13-week fiscal period ended October 27, 2012 increased 3.
04 per diluted common share for the same fiscal period last year.
Vaahto Group said that it had a healthy order backlog and expected to improve its profitability in the latter half of the fiscal period and attain positive results for the full fiscal period.
jp/english/)(TOKYO:8959), a Japanese office building real estate investment trust (J-REIT), announces its forecasts of financial results for the eighteenth fiscal period (May 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012).