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Syntax question for SQL Stored Procedure

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RangerLad asked on
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Hi Experts

I need to create a date string then do a test against it with another date within a SQL Stored Procedure. So I am first of all extracting the Year I want into a variable called @FinancialYr then need to set a date of 1/4/@FinancialYr.

My existing code is;

set @FinancialYrStart = cast(("01/04/"&@FinancialYr) as datetime)
print  convert(datetime, @FinancialYrStart)

The second line is where I am trying to view the result. I am getting an error ;
"Syntax error converting the varchar value '01/04/' to a column of data type int."

Can anyone give me an idea where the syntax is falling down ?

Many thanks
RangerLad