find the first business day of november of LAST year

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You don't state how you are determining what is a business day but maybe...

<b></b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: rgb(218,231,245)" /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);text-align: center;color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th></th><th>C</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">2</td><td style="font-weight: bold;text-align: right;;">Thursday 01/11/2018</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid rgb(187,187,187);border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: rgb(255,255,255)" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">C2</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">DATE(<font color="Red">2018,11,1</font>)-1,1</font>)</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />
 
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You don't state how you are determining what is a business day but maybe...

<b></b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: rgb(218,231,245)" /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);text-align: center;color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th></th><th>C</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">2</td><td style="font-weight: bold;text-align: right;;">Thursday 01/11/2018</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid rgb(187,187,187);border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: rgb(255,255,255)" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">C2</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">DATE(<font color="Red">2018,11,1</font>)-1,1</font>)</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />
excluding weekends
 

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Then the post is correct
 

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Change the 11 to Month(Today()) and the 2018 to Year(Today()) - 1
 
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Various options....

<b></b><table cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border: 1px solid;border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><colgroup><col width="25px" style="background-color: rgb(218,231,245)" /><col /><col /><col /><col /></colgroup><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);text-align: center;color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th></th><th>A</th><th>B</th><th>C</th><th>D</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">1</td><td style="text-align: right;;">02/11/2019</td><td style="text-align: right;;">Thu 01/11/2018</td><td style="text-align: right;;">Thu 01/11/2018</td><td style="text-align: right;;">Thu 01/11/2018</td></tr><tr ><td style="color: rgb(22,17,32);text-align: center;">2</td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;"></td><td style="text-align: right;;">Thu 01/11/2018</td><td style="text-align: right;;">Thu 01/11/2018</td></tr></tbody></table><p style="width:3.6em;font-weight:bold;margin:0;padding:0.2em 0.6em 0.2em 0.5em;border: 1px solid rgb(187,187,187);border-top:none;text-align: center;background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">Sheet1</p><br /><br /><table width="85%" cellpadding="2.5px" rules="all" style=";border: 2px solid black;border-collapse:collapse;padding: 0.4em;background-color: rgb(255,255,255)" ><tr><td style="padding:6px" ><b>Worksheet Formulas</b><table cellpadding="2.5px" width="100%" rules="all" style="border: 1px solid;text-align:center;background-color: rgb(255,255,255);border-collapse: collapse; border-color: rgb(187,187,187)"><thead><tr style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)"><th width="10px">Cell</th><th style="text-align:left;padding-left:5px;">Formula</th></tr></thead><tbody><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">A1</th><td style="text-align:left">=TODAY(<font color="Blue"></font>)</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">B1</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">DATE(<font color="Red">2018,11,1</font>)-1,1</font>)</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">C1</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">DATE(<font color="Red">YEAR(<font color="Green">A1</font>)-1,MONTH(<font color="Green">A1</font>),1</font>)-1,1</font>)</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">D1</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">EOMONTH(<font color="Red">A1,-13</font>),1</font>)</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">C2</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">DATE(<font color="Red">YEAR(<font color="Green">TODAY(<font color="Purple"></font>)</font>)-1,MONTH(<font color="Green">TODAY(<font color="Purple"></font>)</font>),1</font>)-1,1</font>)</td></tr><tr><th width="10px" style=" background-color: rgb(218,231,245);color: rgb(22,17,32)">D2</th><td style="text-align:left">=WORKDAY(<font color="Blue">EOMONTH(<font color="Red">TODAY(<font color="Green"></font>),-13</font>),1</font>)</td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></table><br />

There is also the option in Workday to put a list of holidays so you can cover Public holidays and leave time.
 
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