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Public Exposure for Comment – XBRL US Style Guide

Monday, April 17 - Monday, July 17, 2017
XBRL US Public Review
Get details and provide comments

XBRL US started a 90-day public exposure period on April 17 for the XBRL US Style Guide which has been revised and updated by the Domain Steering Committee.  The comment period closes on July 17. The Style Guide is designed to be used by developers as they build new taxonomies or update existing taxonomies, to […more]


Approved Guidance & Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee – a collaborative of public companies, service providers and others working to improve standardized financial reporting – released version 3.6.0 in June, 2017. These freely-available resources help public companies detect inconsistencies or errors in their XBRL-formatted financial data.

Several tools are certified for implementation of the approved rules.


Check Your Filing with Data Quality Rules

Public companies and XBRL US Members can use this free, secure service to check their filings against rules approved by the Data Quality Committee (DQC), as well as rules recently exposed for comment. There’s also a third-party tool available to check filings with DQC rules.


Data Quality Committee

The Committee is responsible for developing guidance and validation rules that can prevent or detect inconsistencies or errors in XBRL data filed with the SEC. The Committee focuses on data quality issues that adversely affect data consumption and analysis and prioritizes issues based on input from users. The Committee provides an open collaborative process with stakeholders through exposure of its proposed guidance and validation rules for public comment. Members of the Committee include representatives from software providers, data aggregators, institutional investors, the accounting profession and academia.