New fiscal year; new set of empty folders, but with the same structure and permissions as the previous year? Robocopy to the rescue:
robocopy "FY 2015" "FY 2016" /e /xf * /COPY:DATSO /log:c:\temp\new-year-folders.log /tee
/e = copy all subdirectories, even empty ones.
/xf * = Exclude filenames matching *, i.e., all of them
/COPY:DATSO = what to copy: Data, Attributes, Timestamp, Security, and Owner.
I like to log things, so I include that, too. If you’re really cautious, you could do a dry run with the /L switch, which makes robocopy just log what it would do, but not actually perform any actions. Kind of like the PowerShell -whatif switch.