Items tagged with "standards"

XBRL US Comments on FERC Form 730 Revisions

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) request concerning proposed changes to Form 730, the Report of Electric Transmission of Investment Activity, and their proposal that the revised content be prepared in XBRL format. We agree with the FERC proposal as written, because much of the data required […more]


Single Audit, data standards, and the GREAT Act

Campbell Pryde, President and CEO, XBRL US

The success of the GREAT Act depends on the data standards, and the implementation. That’s why it’s important to have all the facts on how grantees report today, and on how the right standard can be applied to not only meet the “letter of the law” but fulfill the promise of this important legislation.


How are U.S. governments spending YOUR tax dollars?

USAFacts, DFIN and XBRL US

Data from U.S. public companies has been produced in machine-readable format for over ten years. But data from U.S. federal, state and local governments is still posted in paper-based documents. Governments should be as accountable to taxpayers as corporations are to shareholders.


Point of View

The success of the GREAT Act depends on data standards developed, and implementation. Get the facts on how grantees report today, and on how the right standard can be applied to not only meet the “letter of the law” but fulfill the promise of this important legislation.


Standards Support Small Business During COVID-19 Crisis

Protect small business. Make rapid decisions. Use high quality data.

Thousands of small businesses seek funding to protect workers and livelihoods. What’s needed now is a single set of standards to collect, process, and analyze loan data. Follow these 5 steps to build a system that can execute cost-effectively, efficiently, rapidly.


We can be better prepared – let’s get ready now.

Shannon Sohl, CPA, PhD, Senior Research Analyst, Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies
Crisis situations like COVID-19 have big implications for how we should run businesses and set government policy. Get connected to COVID-19 relief resources for businesses.


FERC Proposes XBRL for Form 730, Report of Transmission of Investment Activity

The FERC rule proposal noted “The XBRL standard also offers flexible benefits, including the ability to support simple formulas such as addition and subtraction and allow more complex formulas to be defined with a set of guidelines… requiring XBRL-based data would also lead to greater data quality through easier validation checks.”  


DQC Rules are now available in the FASB US GAAP Taxonomy. Shouldn’t every SEC filer use them?

Heather Krupa, CPA, Controller at Global Water Resources

DQC Rules are now available in the FASB US GAAP Taxonomy. Shouldn’t every SEC filer use them?


FERC Extends Public Taxonomy Review to Mar 2. Technical Conference Rescheduled to Mar 24-26.

On January 21, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced plans to extend the public review period by 45 days because of a request for more time from industry representatives. The review period will now close on March 2, 2020. In addition, the technical conference, which will be open to vendors, issuers and the […more]


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.