How to get same date next month or previous month in Excel

To get the same date next month from a given date, you can use the EDATE function.




In the example shown, the formula in cell B5 is:


How this formula works

EDATE can get the “same date” in the future or past, based on the number of months supplied. When 1 is given for months, EDATE gets the same date next month.

Also See:   EDATE function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

Same date in previous month

To get the same date in a previous month, use -1:

=EDATE(date,-1) // prior month


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