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Get current Quarter and Fiscal Year ?

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I found the code below at this site (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11981453/get-current-quarter-in-year-with-javascript)

I'm trying to figure out how the code figures out the current quarter base on the Govt. fiscal year.
// For the US Government fiscal year
// Oct-Dec = 1
// Jan-Mar = 2
// Apr-Jun = 3
// Jul-Sep = 4

function getQuarter(d) {
  d = d || new Date();
  var m = Math.floor(d.getMonth()/3) + 2;
  return m > 4? m - 5 : m;
}

Also, how would I get the current fiscal year?
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Rainer Jeschor earned 500 total points
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Hi
should be
var fiscalYear;
if (d.getMonth() > 8)
{ fiscalYear = d.getFullYear() + 1;} else { fiscalYear = d.getFullYear();}

HTH
Rainer
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by:Isaac
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Hi Rainer,

could you please explain what you are checking for?
>>if(d.getMonth()>8)<<

Shouldn't it be 9 instead of 8?
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
no because Javascript date object starts the month enumeration with 0
0=January
...
8=September
http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_getmonth.asp
Therefore I check if it is October to December because then its the next fiscal year (year+1).

HTH
Rainer
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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And your above formula should be incorrect as it would return 0 for months October to December:
9/3 = 3
3+2=5
5-5=0

So it should be
  return m > 4? m - 4 : m;

I am on the road therefore no coding environment to double check.
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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
here the "proof": http://jsfiddle.net/EE_RainerJ/ALeMU/

HTH
Rainer
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Thanks!
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