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Excel Formula: Count Days Until Expiration Date

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Supposing there is a list of expiration dates, how can you count the days between today and each expiration date in Excel by formula?

If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.
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Generic formula:


Syntaxt and Arguments

Expiration_date: the date that expires.

Return Value

The formula returns a numeric value. If the result is a negative value, it means the expiration date is in past.


#VALUE! error appears when:

1) The expiration_date argument is not a valid date in Excel.

2) The expiration_date argument is less than 1/1/1900.

How this formula works

To count the days until expiration dates in cell B3:B5, please use below formula:


Press Enter key to get the first result, then drag autofill handle down to cell C5.
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TODAY function: gets today date.

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