FISCAL PERIOD Definition

Bookmark and Share

FISCAL PERIOD is a unit of time (corresponding to calendar months) into which the fiscal year is divided. Period 1 is July 1st through July 31st, and so on. An extra accrual period also exists. See 13TH PERIOD.

Learn new Accounting Terms

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS are financial statements that have undergone a formal audit by a certified public accountant and usually contain statements of certification by the CPA.

GRACE PERIOD is the period of time between your statement date and the due date, i.e. it is the time period stipulated in most loan contracts and insurance policies during which a late payment will not result in penalties, default or cancellation.

Suggest a Term

Enter Search Term

Enter a term, then click the entry you would like to view.