How To: Calculate the vest date for a contract in MS Excel

Calculate the vest date for a contract in MS Excel

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use the EDATE function in a formula to calculate the vest date for a contract. Also see the same formula with the DATE, YEAR, MONTH and DAY functions.

The YEAR function looks at a date and tells you what year it is. Example: YEAR(1/1/2005) is 2005.

The MONTH function looks at a date and tells you what month it is. Example: MONTH(1/1/2005) is 1.

The DAY function looks at a date and tells you what day it is. Example DAY(1/1/2005) is 1
DATE function builds a date for you. Example: DATE(2004,2,2) is 2/2/2004.

The EDATE function gives you the same date but a number of months in the future or past. Example: EDATE(1/1/2004,2) is 3/1/2004 and EDATE(1/1/2004,-2) is 11/1/2003.

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