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English definition of “year to date”

year to date

noun [S]     ( written abbreviation YTD) ACCOUNTING, FINANCE
the period from the beginning of the year (either a calendar year or a financial year ) until the present time , used especially when talking about a company's sales , profits , etc.: financial/fiscal year to date In the financial year to date , receipts were up 6.3%. For the year to date , sales have fallen by 15.4%.
year-to-date adjective [before noun] year-to-date adverb
(Definition of year to date noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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