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Date calculations with c# in asp.net web forms

Posted on 2016-10-01
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I'm using c# in a asp.net web forms page.

The fiscal year period runs from July 1 to June 30 of the next year.

For example FiscalYear 2017, is the period from 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2017

For example FiscalYear 2016, is the period from 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2016

On my page I'm going to have a asp Textbox and a asp button

What I want is, I'm going to type a date in the Textbox and then when I click the button , on the same page I want it to display a message saying what fiscal year that date is in.

So for example, if I type this date in the Textbox  08/23/2015 and then I press the button, the message on the page will say
"The date you entered is in FiscalYear 2016"

So for example, if I type this date in the Textbox  02/12/2014 and then I press the button, the message on the page will say
"The date you entered is in FiscalYear 2014"

Any ideas of what I do with the date entered in the Textbox in order to find what fiscal year it is in?
That's the part I'm having trouble with.
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using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace ee_28973752
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }
        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
        string year;
        string output;
         string input = textBox1.Text;
            try
            {
                DateTime dt = Convert.ToDateTime(input);
                if ((dt.Month <= 6) && (dt.Day <= 30))
                {
                    year = (dt.Year - 1).ToString();
                }
                else
                {
                    year = dt.Year.ToString();
                }
                output = "The Date you Entered is in Fiscal Year " + year;
                label1.Text = output;
            }
            catch {
                label1.Text = "Invalid Date";
                    }
        }
    }
}

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