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Add months to date in Excel

It you need to add months to date in Excel then this tutorials is for you. See example below:

To add a given number of years to a date, you can use the EDATE function.




In the example shown, the formula in D5 is:


How this formula works

The EDATE function is fully automatic. Simply supply a valid date and a number of months and EDATE will return a new date. To subtract months from a date, supply a negative value.

Also See:   How to get same date next year or previous year in Excel

Adding years

To move forwards and backwards in years from a certain date, you can multiply by 12 inside EDATE like this:

=EDATE(A1,12*10) // 10 years
=EDATE(A1,12*50) // 50 years


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