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Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019

U.S. Federal Data Strategy – 2020 Action Plan Published

The U.S. Federal Data Strategy Plan, which provides a common set of data principles and best practices in implementing data innovations, was published on December 31, 2019. Annual action plans identify and prioritize practice-related steps for the year, and include targeted time frames and responsible entities. The plan outlines Agency Actions, Community of Practice Actions, and […more]

Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

December, 2019 Happy New Year! The stage is set for a great 2020, thanks to the work of our members on critical projects in 2019: Completing the Taxonomy Development Handbook (a multi-year project), the Style Guide and other building blocks to create good quality taxonomies; Building more data quality rules and guidance to give issuers […more]

Point of View

Posted Monday, December 23, 2019

Harmonizing accounting and data standards

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

The FASB approach to incorporating new ASUs into XBRL data standards.

XBRL Taxonomy

Posted Friday, December 20, 2019

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.

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2019

SEC Proposes XBRL for Resource Extraction Issuers

The SEC published a rule proposal on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.  The rule would require resource extraction issuers to include in an annual report information relating to payments made to a foreign government or the Federal Government for the purpose of the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Section 13(q) requires these […more]


Posted Tuesday, December 3, 2019

XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal: Statistical Disclosures for Banks

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the SEC proposal, Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants. The letter noted that we strongly disagree with the proposal as stated which does not require the use of data standards for reported information that is highly financial in nature. Data reported through Guide […more]

Posted Monday, November 25, 2019

October / November Newsletter

October / November 2019 Legislative and Regulatory News ROC of the LEI Seeks Comment on LEI for Government Entities SEC Proposes Inline XBRL for Fee Calculation Tables and Fee Footnotes Senate Passes GREAT (Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements) Act SEC Proposes Update of Statistical Disclosures for Banks and Savings and Loan Registrants FASB Proposes Updates […more]

Point of View

Posted Thursday, November 21, 2019

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.

Posted Tuesday, November 19, 2019

XBRL US Data Quality Committee Public Review for 11th Ruleset

SEC filers, investors, XBRL providers encouraged to review and comment The XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) has published its 11th Ruleset for a 45-day public review and comment period, which closes on January 3, 2020. DQC rules aid issuers in preparing consistent, error-free financials, by providing automated checks that test an XBRL-formatted financial statement […more]

Posted Monday, November 18, 2019

Public Exposure of Validation Rules & Guidance

The Data Quality Committee (DQC) seeks comment on version 11 of the DQC Rules for SEC filings through Friday, January 3, 2020. XBRL US Members and public company personnel can use our secure service to check their filings with approved and public exposure rules.