Grants Taxonomies, Demonstration Release

The federal government has committed to adopting data standards to improve the way grants information is collected. In 2018, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) began work to meet the goals of the President’s Management Agenda Cross-Agency Priority (CAP) Goal #8: Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants. And in 2019, Congress passed, and the President signed, […more]


XBRL US Comments on SBA Data Collection for CARES Act

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding the collection of data for the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The XBRL US letter recommends that the SBA and other regulators administering large relief fund programs like the CARES Act, leverage data standards to vastly increase efficiency, improve […more]


SBA Requests Comment on CARES Act Data Collection

The Small Business Administration (SBA) published a request for comment regarding the collection of information related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Comments are solicited on 1) whether information collected is necessary for the agency to perform its functions; 2) whether burden estimates are accurate, 3) whether there are ways to […more]


Video: Government Use of Data Standards – Conversation with the FDIC

Every U.S. bank submits financial call report data to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in machine-readable format. Banks have been reporting this way since 2005. Watch this video for a conversation with Mark Montoya, Senior Business Analyst of Data Strategy at the FDIC, who was one of the founders of the XBRL FDIC data […more]


Center for Data Quality Committee Meeting

9 - 11 AM EDT Wednesday, October 7, 2020
XBRL US Web Conference

At this meeting, industry leaders will participate in discussions and plans for developing guidance and rules for use by public companies complying with the XBRL requirements of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Learn about the Data Quality Committee.


Video: Standards for government data collection

Most U.S. government data agencies today do not require data standards for information reported by businesses, grantees, or state and local governments. Agencies could easily transition to data standards programs, with gains for all stakeholders: reporting entities would eliminate duplicate data preparation, and enjoy low costs from competitively priced preparation tools government agencies would experience […more]


Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

September, 2020 College Of DuPage leads move to electronic financial reporting for Illinois community colleges. The forward-thinking college worked with XBRL US to prepare their own financial statements in XBRL format, using the CAFR Taxonomy, and plans to create a data repository containing electronic financials for other Illinois-based community colleges. Oakton Community College, based in […more]


August 2020 Newsletter

August, 2020 The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) published EE 2.0 impact on XBRL service providers and software. The impact study, called Extensible Enumerations 2.0 Implementation Impact on Service Providers and XBRL Creation Software – Are You Ready?, addresses the implementation of this new XBRL International technical specification in the 2021 US GAAP Taxonomy. Providers […more]


July 2020 Newsletter

July, 2020 The XBRL standard was developed, and is supported, by a global community of accountants, technologists, data and software providers, issuers, investors, and standard setters. Our community supports regulators and businesses that adopt the standard by responding to changing technologies, continuously expanding on the specification to meet new demands, and providing education and support. […more]


June 2020 Newsletter

June, 2020 XBRL US CEO blogs about “Single audit, data standards and the GREAT Act”. President and CEO Campbell Pryde explains the importance of understanding all the facts behind how Single Audit reports are prepared today, and how data standards required in the GREAT Act are designed to improve the process for grantees, auditors, government […more]