Subtract business days from a date excluding public holidays

You can add a certain number of business days to an existing date by using the WORKDAY.INTL function.
The public holidays that we want to exclude are in cells "A3:A5".


 A
1=TODAY() = Thursday 01 December 2022
2=NOW() = Thursday 01 December 2022 06:02:29
3=WORKDAY.INTL(A1,-2) = 29 Tuesday November 2022
4=WORKDAY.INTL(A1,-4) = 25 Friday November 2022
5=WORKDAY.INTL(A1,-6) = 23 Wednesday November 2022
6=WORKDAY.INTL(A1,-5,,A3:A5) = 21 Monday November 2022

1 - Displays the current date. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy".
2 - Displays the current date and time. Custom format "dddd dd mmmm yyyy hh:mm:ss".
3 - Displays 2 business days before the date in cell "A1".
4 - Displays 4 business days before the date in cell "A1".
5 - Displays 6 business days before the date in cell "A1".
6 - Displays the date that is 5 business days before the date in cell "A1" excluding the 3 public holidays.


Built-in Functions

TODAY - The date serial number representing today's date.
NOW - The date serial number of the current system date and time.
WORKDAY.INTL - The date serial number that is a given number of working days before or after a date.


Related Formulas

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