Definition of year end in English:

year end

(also year's end)


  • The end of the fiscal year.

    ‘we will discuss additional changes at year end’
    [as modifier] ‘the year-end figures were impressive’
    • ‘Net debt at the year end is expected to be reduced ahead of schedule, at approximately €465 million.’
    • ‘Then, come the year end, I have receipts for five envelopes, two stamps and a computer disk to set against my vast and ginormous tax bill.’
    • ‘Plainly losses of that magnitude took some concealment particularly at the year end.’
    • ‘Since preliminary tax is based on an estimate, it is fair to assume that after the year end, there will be a balance of tax due either to Revenue or to the tax payer.’
    • ‘By year end, we are likely to have revenue growth falling down through the inventory growth rate.’
    • ‘Q. For the purposes of each company at its year end it was desirable to resolve any outstanding financial queries?’
    • ‘According to the Executive, the report will appear this spring - a full year after its official year end of March 2005.’
    • ‘It seems to me that this is the more realistic income figure for the Husband and it shall be adjusted retroactively, if the Husband receives a bonus at the year end.’
    • ‘The group has, furthermore, performed well in its core activities in the period since the year end.’
    • ‘Profits for the year end are expected to come in at £760m.’
    • ‘I don't think we are going in to a prolonged bear market, but I think it will be volatile and will have a downward bias and I think we can go lower before the year end.’
    • ‘Again, if postings had been carried out correctly, by the year end this account should also have had a nil balance.’
    • ‘Take your year-end numbers and compare them line by line with your business plan.’
    • ‘Up to about 30 years ago there was usually a small surplus in the coffers at the year end.’
    • ‘Assess investing goals In January, you will get your year-end portfolio statement.’
    • ‘The management accounts for the year end to 28 February 1993 showed trading at a loss.’
    • ‘Thus Mars prepared their statutory accounts on the basis that part of the annual depreciation charge was included in the cost of unsold stock on hand at the year end.’
    • ‘He doubted corporation tax figures would disappoint by year end, given the strong performance of the banks and the multinational sector.’
    • ‘When it published its third quarter figures Elan said it expected to raise $200m cash from asset disposals by the year end.’
    • ‘According to the institution it is on this basis that the trusts forecast deficit for the year end is now less than the £2.6 million originally forecasted.’


year end

/ˈˌyi(ə)r ˈˌend/