Excel 2010 - date calculation

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John Gray
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Excel 2010 - date calculation

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Is there a straightforward Excel formula to determine the 1st April date preceding any arbitrary date, in dd/mm/yyyy format? IF-free, if possible!

For example, for both 02/08/2020 and 27/03/2021 I want to generate the date 01/04/2020.

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Let's say the date is in A1.

=DATE(YEAR(A1)-(MONTH(A1)<4),4,1)
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Excellent!
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