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fiscal year accounting: Original post by Alia Nikol of Demand Media The difference between a calendar year and fiscal year reporting period is when a business begins and ends its reporting period. Calendar year filers follow the same start and end dates of a regular calendar - Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. Many businesses use this type of reporting because it is easy to follow and account for. But a company can choose to begin…

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