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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Net sales year-to-date, for the thirteen-week fiscal period ended May 5, 2007, increased 10.
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.
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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.
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Management believes that its financial statements, and KPMG's review and audit will be completed in short order and that it will be able to file the Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended September 25, 2004 and the 2004 Form 10-K shortly after these procedures are completed.
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).
5m reported for the same fiscal period last year,' said Louise Walker, president and chief executive officer.
jp/english/) (TOKYO:8959), a Japanese office building real estate investment trust (J-REIT), announces its forecasts of financial results for the seventeenth fiscal period (November 1, 2011 to April 30, 2012).
02 per diluted share for the same fiscal period last year.