Data Element: FISCAL YEAR
You are invited to read the definitions of terms used in this data standard.
||The 12-month financial accounting period for which the Government plans the use of its funds.|
||YYYY, where each Y represents a number from 0 through 9.|
|Recommended Field Name||FY|
||Four-digit number that represents the fiscal year.|
For information on past versions of this standard, contact the National Data Administrator, Branch of Data and Systems Services, Division of Information Resources and Technology Management.
||Part 270, FW 6, Data Management and Standards, has been superceded by Part 274, FW 2, Establishing Service Data Standards.|
||As of the approval date, this data element will be used in any new
automated system, data set, database, or information application, including new Geographic
Information System (GIS) data and applications. This data element will also be used in any
major modifications to existing systems or versions of these data-related items that use
the four-digit fiscal year.
Service staff are strongly encouraged to utilize this data element in existing systems, data sets, databases, and information applications. Where existing systems and data-related items are not in compliance, they should be modified to achieve compatibility and implement this data standard.
||November 13, 2000|
||January 18, 2011|
||National Data Administrator, Branch of Data and Systems Services, Division of Information Resources and Technology Management.|