This release includes updates as noted for US GAAP Taxonomy changes. The rule evaluates a company’s extension taxonomy and instance document and flags an error when there is an inappropriate axis/member combination in the extension taxonomy even though there is no fact associated with the axis/member combination in the instance document.
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Document and entity information, footnotes, tables, and accounting policy concepts must use reporting period dates that are consistent with the fiscal period focus of the filing (e.g. Q1, Q2, Q3 or FY).
This rule evaluates whether a calculation relationship in the company’s extension is a reversal of the calculation defined in the base taxonomy used for the filing.
The rule tests whether these elements have a negative value in an XBRL document. Review the file of proposed additions and note the element recommended for removal in this release.
Document and entity information dates should match the document period end date.
The document period end date should match the date tagged with the document period end date element.
This rule evaluates whether the dimension default is associated with a given axis in the company’s extension taxonomy. Companies should not change the default member defined in the base taxonomy for a given axis in their extension taxonomy.