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Fiscal Year

FDA Data Element Number. GEN-00005

CDER Data Element Number. C-GEN-00005

Data Element Name. Fiscal Year.

Description. This standard represents a twelve (12) month accounting year as specified by the U.S. Congress for the Federal Government. As of the approval date of this standard, a fiscal year runs from October 1 of a calendar year through September 30 of the following calendar year. Fiscal year is usually abbreviated as FY.

Source. U.S. Congress.


FDA Specifications. Fiscal Year is represented by a four (4) digit number. The format for FY is YYYY.

CDER Specifications. No further specifications.

FDA Approved Date. October 12, 1989.

CDER Approved Date. November 5, 1991.

FDA Revised Date.

CDER Revised Date.

Data Values.

Literal Number representing a Federal Government twelve month accounting year. N/A