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2017 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

The 2017 U.S. Financial Reporting Taxonomy (Taxonomy) contains updates for accounting standards and other improvements since the 2016 Taxonomy as used by issuers filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The EDGAR System has been upgraded to support the 2017 US GAAP, Country, Currency, Exchange and NAICS taxonomies. Release details Namespace (all elements): […more]


FASB Accounting Standards Codification

The FASB Accounting Standards Codification® allows users to access the authoritative content, perform research, and submit feedback. System features provide utilities to view content in many different ways such as browsing by Topic, joining related content, and searching.


FASB Announces Public Review of Proposed 2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

The proposed 2017 U.S. Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other improvements since the 2016 Taxonomy as used by issuers filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Interested parties are encouraged to review and provide feedback on the Proposed 2017 Taxonomy. The 60-day comment period ends October 31, 2016, and […more]


FASB Publishes Video on Importance of GAAP Taxonomy

On April 27, the FASB published a new video on the US GAAP Taxonomy: Why It’s Important. Members of the FASB XBRL Team provide context around key aspects of the GAAP Taxonomy.


FASB Announces Availability of 2016 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Pending SEC Acceptance

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the availability of the 2016 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy (Taxonomy) pending final acceptance by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The FASB staff is responsible for the ongoing development and maintenance of the Taxonomy applicable to public issuers registered with the SEC. The GAAP Financial Reporting […more]


Invitation to Comment on Efficiency and Effectiveness of GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy

Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, June 15, 2017
Comment Period hosted by FASB
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The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Invitation to Comment is designed to allow it to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the U.S. GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy.

Comments are due by Thursday, June 15, 2017.


2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Improvements and SEC Update

1:00 PM EDT Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Webinar hosted by FASB
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The upcoming webcast will discuss the 2017 GAAP Taxonomy Release and cover enhancements that improve usability and include an update on current XBRL initiatives from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff. Topics that are expected to be discussed include: Update from the SEC staff Overview of the 2017 Taxonomy Release with a focus […more]


2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Public Review

September 1 - Monday, October 31, 2016
Public Review hosted by FASB
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The proposed 2017 U.S. Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other improvements since the 2016 Taxonomy as used by issuers filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Interested parties should review and provide feedback on this Proposed 2017 Taxonomy by October 31, 2016.


2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Changes and SEC Update

1:00 PM ET Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Webinar hosted by FASB
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The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is holding a webcast to discuss the 2017 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Release for recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates and other significant changes. In addition, the webcast will include an update from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff.