WIP/Surety Working Group

The WIP Working Group is responsible for standardizing data in Work-in-Process reports and promoting the use of these standards for data collection in the surety underwriting process.


Marcum LLP

A member of our Professional Services community since May, 2016.

Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive […more]


Small Business Administration Accepts XBRL Data for Surety Bond Guarantee Program

The Small Business Administration’s Surety Guarantee Program is now able to ingest XBRL-formatted Work-in-Process Reports, eliminating manual data entry for bond agents and contractors.


XBRL US Surety Working Group Initiates Public Review of Contractor Financials Data Standards

The XBRL US Surety Working Group, today announced the publication of a draft release of the Contractor Financials Taxonomy, which contains data standards to capture income statement and balance sheet information about contractors.


Surety

Surety providers review the contractor’s financial statements to identify risks and determine eligibility for surety bonds. Financial statements include a Work in Process (WIP) report that describes the financial performance and status of a contractor’s construction projects. Today’s surety underwriting process is highly manual and therefore, labor-intensive, time-consuming and costly. Working Group Members Using Data […more]