fiscal fis‧cal [ˈfɪskl] adjective [only before a noun] FINANCE ECONOMICS TAX
connected with government taxes, debts, and spending:

• The fiscal deficit was estimated at $53,800,000 or 3.5% of gross national product.

• The current fiscal crisis is the result of overborrowing by the previous administration.

— fiscally adverb :

• The mayor is proud of helping to keep the city fiscally sound (= well-managed ) during uncertain economic times.

• The President is pro-business and fiscally conservative.

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fiscal UK US /ˈfɪskəl/ adjective
ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT, TAX relating to government finance and taxes: fiscal challenges/ issues/problems »

With the serious fiscal challenges facing the federal government, agencies must maximize their ability to manage and safeguard valuable taxpayers' dollars.

fiscal deficit/surplus »

Overall, the situation looks favourable in terms of the fiscal surplus he has projected.


The governor said the fiscal crisis couldn't be solved by spending cuts alone, insisting the state needs additional revenue.

mainly US FINANCE relating to money and finances: »

Analysts said yesterday's settlement was unlikely to affect the company's fiscal health.

mainly US ACCOUNTING relating to a period of 12 months, or a part of that period, used by a company to calculate and report its financial information: »

The software company's fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.06 million, or 10 cents a share, fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

fiscal 2010/2011 etc. — Cf. fiscal 2011
fiscally /ˈfɪskəli/ adverb

It is fiscally irresponsible for us to spend money that we do not have.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • fiscal — fiscal, ale, aux [ fiskal, o ] adj. • XIVe, rare av. XVIIe; lat. fiscalis ♦ Qui se rapporte au fisc, à l impôt. Droit fiscal. Politique, législation, lois fiscales. Charges fiscales. Dégrèvements fiscaux. Fraude fiscale. Timbre fiscal. Adv.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fiscal — (Del lat. fiscālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al fisco o al oficio de fiscal. 2. com. Ministro encargado de promover los intereses del fisco. 3. Persona que representa y ejerce el ministerio público en los tribunales. 4. Persona que… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • fiscal — fiscal, ale (fi skal, ska l ) adj. 1°   Qui appartient au fisc, qui concerne le fisc. Matières fiscales. Droits fiscaux. 2°   Qui a pour but d augmenter les produits de l impôt. •   Ces lois parurent plutôt fiscales que politiques et civiles,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Fiscal — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fiscal puede referirse: A lo relativo al órgano persecutor penal, véase Ministerio Público: Al funcionario persecutor penal integrante del Ministerio Público, véase Fiscal (funcionario). A lo relativo a la fiscalidad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fiscal — *Fiscal municipality in Huesca, Spain *Several bird species in the Shrike family are known as fiscals, for example the Common Fiscal. The name comes from the Afrikaans word fiskaal meaning ‘public official, hangman’, because they hang their prey… …   Wikipedia

  • fiscal — FISCÁL, Ă, fiscali, e, adj. Care aparţine fiscului, privitor la fisc, de fisc. – Din fr. fiscal. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  fiscál adj. m., pl. fiscáli; f. sg. fiscálă, pl. fi …   Dicționar Român

  • fiscal — fis·cal / fis kəl/ adj [Latin fiscalis, from fiscus basket, treasury] 1: of or relating to taxation, public revenues, or public debt fiscal policy 2: of or relating to financial matters fis·cal·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • fiscal — adjetivo 1. Del fisco o Hacienda pública: recaudación fiscal. La reforma fiscal pretende luchar contra el fraude. presión fiscal. 2. Área: derecho Del oficio de fiscal o acusador público. ministerio* fiscal / público. sustantivo masculino,f …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • fiscal — Como adjetivo (‘del fisco o del fiscal’), tiene una sola terminación, válida para ambos géneros: ministerio/reforma fiscal. Consecuentemente, como sustantivo, con el sentido de ‘persona que, en un juicio, ejerce la acusación pública’, es común en …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Fiscal — bezieht sich auf: Fiscal (Spanien), eine Gemeinde in der Provinz Huesca in Spanien Fiscal (Amares), eine Gemeinde im Kreis Amares in Portugal Fiscal (Insel), eine Insel vor Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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