Building a taxonomy is a team effort

Donna Johaneman, Senior Project Manager XBRL, FASB; and Louis Matherne, Chief of Taxonomy Development, FASB

Building a taxonomy is a team effort. Found out how the US GAAP Taxonomy was developed, and how it’s maintained today.


Webinar: Data Quality RuleSet 11 & Impact of Errors on SEC Filers

3:00 PM ET Monday, December 2, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session for a review of the latest DQC Rulesets 11, plus a discussion of the impact of errors on SEC filers.


FASB Taxonomy – Call for Comment

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Monday, November 18, 2019
Proposed Taxonomy Improvements Comment Period hosted by FASB
Proposed DQCRT Taxonomy

Process Improvement Effective January 1, 2018, proposed Taxonomy Improvements to this Accounting Standards Update will have a formal comment period concurrent with the issuance of the Accounting Standards Update. This replaces the past practice of an annual 60-day comment period on the entire Taxonomy. FASB Staff Issues Proposed XBRL US DQC Rules Taxonomy and Accompanying […more]


Center for Data Quality Committee Meeting

Noon - 1 PM ET Tuesday, November 12, 2019
XBRL US Meeting, 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.


Center for Data Quality Committee Meeting

Noon - 1 PM ET Wednesday, February 12, 2020
XBRL US Meeting, Web Conference
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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.


FASB Taxonomy – Call for Comment

Monday, September 9, 2019 - Friday, November 8, 2019
Proposed Taxonomy Improvements for Proposed Accounting Standards Update Comment Period hosted by FASB
Release notes for comment

Process Improvement Effective January 1, 2018, proposed Taxonomy Improvements to this Accounting Standards Update will have a formal comment period concurrent with the issuance of the Accounting Standards Update. This replaces the past practice of an annual 60-day comment period on the entire Taxonomy. FASB Staff Issues Proposed Technical and Other Conforming Improvements for the […more]


SEC FAST Act Cover Page Tagging Update

3:00 PM EDT Thursday, August 29, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session for an update on the SEC’s FAST Act rule which requires XBRL cover page tagging for Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, 20-F and 40-F.


Webinar: Data Quality RuleSets 9 & 10

3:00 PM EDT Thursday, August 22, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this one-hour session for a review of the latest DQC Rulesets 9 and 10, plus a conversation with an SEC filer member of the DQC.


SEC Test Filing Warnings Q&A

SEC Test Filing Warnings Q&A Filing Results & Quality Checks Check Your Filing with Data Quality Rules SEC Test Filing Warnings Q&A Aggregated Real-time Filing Errors This Q&A is intended as general guidance prepared by the XBRL US DQC (Data Quality Committee), and should not be relied upon as authoritative. Filers are encouraged to consult […more]


Approved Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, providers and data users working to improve standardized financial reporting – released version 9 of freely-available rules and guidance in July, 2019. Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.