XBRL Taxonomy Development Handbook

The Taxonomy Development Handbook (TDH) is a comprehensive guide directing regulators, industry experts, and businesses through a practical roadmap to building high quality data standards, to support the increasing demand for data standardization in business and government reporting.


Taxonomy Approval Metrics and Process

Version 1.0 Approved May 10, 2018 The Taxonomy Approval Metrics (TAM) document establishes standards for the development of XBRL taxonomies and supporting materials, from the perspective of systems development. This set of standardized metrics will serve as an integral part of the XBRL US Taxonomy Approval Process to determine taxonomies that will be certified to […more]


XBRL US Style Guide

The XBRL US Style Guide has been revised and updated by the Domain Steering Committee. The Style Guide is designed to be used by developers as they build new taxonomies or update existing taxonomies, to facilitate the creation of consistent, high-quality, easy-to-use taxonomies.


FERC eForms Taxonomies

The draft FERC Taxonomy is available, covering Forms 1, 2, 6, 60 and 714 for reporting by public utilities.


2020 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies

The 2020 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements, including an initial set of Data Quality Committee Rules.


Contractor Financials Taxonomy

The XBRL US Surety Working Group has developed the initial release of the Contractor Financials Taxonomy, which contains data standards to capture income statement and balance sheet information about contractors. The taxonomy was created by starting with an initial set of data standards contributed by Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm. The […more]


2019 US GAAP Financial and SEC Reporting Taxonomies

The 2019 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements. The 2019 SRT contains updates for the SEC’s authoritative literature in which the underlying recognition and measurement are not specified by GAAP and dimensional elements whose underlying recognition and measurement are not specified by GAAP but that are elements used by GAAP filers.


US Mutual Fund Risk/Return Taxonomy, 2018

XBRL was mandated for mutual fund Risk/Return Summary reporting by the SEC. Details for the 2018 release of the Mutual Fund Taxonomy can be found here.


Orange Button Taxonomy

This Taxonomy was developed as part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office-funded Orange Button SM program, that aims to make it easier to aggregate and share solar data, facilitating more efficient and cost-effective financing of distributed energy projects. SunSpec Alliance heads the Orange Button project team that is tasked with establishing […more]


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]