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How to get the last business day of previous month in Excel?

This article will show you method of getting the last business day of previous month based on today or a given date in Excel.

Get the last business day of previous month with formula


Get the last business day of previous month with formula


You can apply the following formulas to get the last business day of previous month in Excel.

Get the last business day of previous month based on today

Supposing today’s date is 2018/7/31, select a blank cell, enter the below formula into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key to get a five-digit number, then you should format it to date. See screenshot:

=WORKDAY(DATE(YEAR(TODAY()),MONTH(TODAY()),1),-1)

Get the last business day of previous month based on a given date

As below screenshot shown, to get the last business day of previous month based on a given date in cell F2, please apply the following formula.

=WORKDAY(F2-DAY(F2)+1,-1)


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