Items tagged with "government"

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

November, 2022 XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) 20th Rule Set includes rules for Business Development Companies (BDC) and public companies. BDCs have just begun reporting financials in XBRL format for the first time this year, and the DQC is now preparing rules to help these new filers identify potential issues before their financials are […more]


October 2022 Newsletter

October, 2022 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized two new rules with XBRL requirements. Tailored Shareholder Reports for Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds; Fee Information in Investment Company Advertisements adopts amendments for annual and semi-annual shareholder reports provided by mutual funds and exchange-traded funds to highlight key information for shareholders and format the disclosures […more]


September 2022 Newsletter

September, 2022 XBRL US weighs in on technical aspects of the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy. The IFRS requested input on taxonomy groupings, use of dimensions, narrative information, modeling metrics and other topics. The XBRL US comment addressed IFRS staff recommendations on the [Draft] IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information; and [Draft] […more]


August 2022 Newsletter

The Small Business Administration (SBA) streamlined their Surety Bond Guarantee Program with XBRL automation. The head of the SBA, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, noted in their release, “SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantees are critical for small businesses to be able to qualify, compete for, and complete major projects—including many of the improvement projects being funded as […more]


Florida 2022 Annual Financial Report Taxonomy Finalized

The Florida Division of Accounting & Auditing has partnered with the Office of Information Technology to build the new Florida Open Financial Statement System, and have finalized and published the 2022 Annual Financial Report Taxonomy. Local governments will have the option to provide their financial data in the same manner they currently utilize, where it […more]


July 2022 Newsletter

July, 2022 Michigan State appropriates funding for preparation and collection of local unit government disclosures in XBRL. House Bill 5783 was signed by Governor Whitmer and includes appropriations for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The IT funding is to be used by Michigan State Treasury to develop an IT strategy focusing on machine-readable (XBRL) financial […more]


Michigan House Bill 5783 Appropriates IT Funds for Machine-Readable (XBRL) Govt Data

Michigan Governor Whitmer signed off on House Bill No. 5783 which includes appropriations for fiscal years 2022 and 2023. The bill includes funding for Michigan State Treasury to work in partnership with a public university located in Michigan to develop an IT strategy focusing on machine-readable financial disclosures for local units of government, and that […more]


June 2022 Newsletter

June, 2022 The University of Michigan (U-M) launches a public review of government financial data standards. Governments, standard setters, regulators and analysts are encouraged to review and comment on the Annual Comprehensive Financial Reporting (ACFR) Taxonomy, which represents seven financial statements and four notes, in addition to Michigan-specific reports that local entities submit along with […more]


The University of Michigan moves to modernize government financial reporting

Marc Joffe, Senior Policy Analyst at Reason Foundation (XBRL US member) noted in a recent blog post, “XBRL can make data from state and local governments more digestible and publicly available. In 2002, three academic researchers proposed applying eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) to state and local government financial reporting to make municipal data more digestible and […more]


University of Michigan and XBRL US Launch Public Review of Government Data Standards

Governments, standard setters, regulators, and analysts encouraged to provide input XBRL US, a nonprofit standards organization, and the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, announced the publication of digital financial data standards for local government reporting entities, that can be used to […more]