Communications Steering Committee (CSC)

The CSC has a mission of facilitating the adoption and widespread use of XBRL by the business reporting supply chain. The CSC engages members, government and the public at large to increase the awareness of the benefits of using XBRL data and build community among a diverse audience.


Features: Center for Data Quality Certified • consulting • data management • filing preparation • financial information analysis • For EDGAR Filers • instance creation • instance rendering • taxonomy comparison • taxonomy validation • taxonomy/extension creation • training classes •

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XBRL US Data Quality Committee Launches Public Review for 9th Ruleset

SEC filers, investors, XBRL providers encouraged to review and comment The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published its 9th Ruleset for a 45-day public review and comment period, which closes on June 15, 2019. In addition to expanding on many existing rules, the latest ruleset contains a new category of checks that evaluates […more]

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Approves 7th Ruleset

8th Ruleset published for public review and comment period The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has finalized, approved, and published its 7th Ruleset which includes 13 types of validation checks for filings prepared using the US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy as well as two guidance documents. The DQC also published an 8th Ruleset for […more]

White Paper: XBRL US Center for Data Quality, an industry initiative for the common good

XBRL US white paper “XBRL US Center for Data Quality, an industry initiative for the common good”, details timeline, milestone and accomplishments to date including significant reduction in errors, greater engagement with regulators and expanding usage of XBRL data.

Tackling Your XBRL Review with Confidence

2 PM EDT Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Webinar hosted by Donnelley Financial Solutions
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By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: Review the US-GAAP Taxonomy and tag updates Understand US-GAAP Taxonomy updates and know when to update your taxonomy Learn how to review the three main tag attributes (period type, balance type, data type) Learn how and when to create extended tags for your custom […more]

SEC Comments Letters Impact on the Rulemaking Process

2 PM EDT Thursday, March 31, 2016
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As the SEC begins to pick up the pace of Dodd-Frank rule making, RR Donnelley and Financial Executives International (FEI) conducted a study to shed light on the SEC commenting process, with a focus on components of effective comment letters and their impact on the rule making process. Join a panel of experts as they […more]

XBRL 101: Building a Solid Foundation

2 PM ET Thursday, November 19, 2015
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Join our panel of experts as they review the fundamentals of XBRL, core concepts and best practices for XBRL review. As regulatory quality expectations for XBRL submissions continue to rise, this program is designed to elevate your level of XBRL competency and provide guidance to help you eliminate common pitfalls, improve data quality and, thus, avoid further SEC […more]

Data Quality Certification

The applications linked below have been reviewed and found to: incorporate the set of approved XBRL US Data Quality Committee rules, as noted next to each application, and successfully run the rules on XBRL filings to produce expected results. The latest approved version of the DQC rules and guidance validations is 8, supporting US GAAP […more]


XBRL US member volunteers are the driving force helping to set the strategic direction of the organization. All members have the opportunity to join one of the primary steering committees. Each steering committee may also establish working groups for a specific activity.