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How Do I Concatenate the Year to a Custom Financial Year Start Date in SQL Reporting Services

During a current report design consultancy using SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 I was asked "How do I concatenate the year to a custom financial year start date?"

This particular customer's financial year starts in June, rather than April, and they wanted a way to create a default value for the parameter of the report to the financial year start date.


Solution:

To concatenate the correct year to the start of the financial year:

SELECT Case when Month(getdate()) >= 6 then 
CAST('06/01/' + CONVERT(nvarchar(4),YEAR(GetDate())) As Datetime) else
CAST('06/01/' + CONVERT(nvarchar(4),YEAR(GetDate())-1) As Datetimeend as FYS




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