The latest on Using XBRL Data

Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Newsletter for the Reporting Standard of Business and Government

March, 2020 March has been a difficult month, as we all adapt to a new environment, way of living and doing business. Filers and XBRL providers may face challenges and the SEC has instituted several temporary relief measures to help filers during the COVID-19 crisis. Many of our members are small businesses which face unique […more]


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Posted Wednesday, March 25, 2020

SEC Final Rule on Accelerated and Large Accelerated Definitions, New Cover Page Checkbox

The new rule changes the definition of accelerated and large accelerated filers, and requires a new check box to be added to the cover page of 10-Ks, 20-Fs, and 40-Fs, which must be tagged in Inline XBRL.


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Posted Monday, March 23, 2020

SEC Amends Reg NMS, Proposes New Form CC

Amendments introduce a decentralized consolidation model which will allow competing consolidators to collect and disseminate market quote and transaction data. The rule also proposes alternatives including the use of Inline XBRL for new Form CC, which includes general and business information, services and fees, as well as operational capability information. Comments are due by June 24, 2020.


Posted Monday, March 16, 2020

XBRL US Comments on SEC Resource Extraction Payments Proposal

Cites goal of providing more information to global markets, and holding governments accountable for management of oil, gas, and mineral resources.


Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020

SEC Adopts iXBRL for Variable Annuity & Life Insurance, Publishes Draft Taxonomy

Amendments require the use of Inline XBRL for certain required disclosures in the variable contract statutory prospectus. In addition, the SEC published a draft Variable Insurance Product (VIP) Taxonomy which has been posted for a 90-day public review.


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Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2020

XBRL US Comments Prior to SEC Muni Conference “Spotlight on Transparency”

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Municipal Disclosures in advance of their scheduled conference “Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Municipal Securities Disclosure Practices”. The XBRL US letter advocated for the use of data standards for state and local government reporting and asked that the […more]


Posted Monday, March 9, 2020

XBRL US CAFR Taxonomy Released with New Statements, Schedules and Footnotes

Now includes Single Audit Report schedules for municipalities and other federal grantees XBRL US announced today the public review of the third version of the demonstration Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR) Taxonomy, which now includes seven financial statements, two footnotes, and two schedules from the Single Audit Report. The taxonomy will be published for a […more]


Posted Monday, March 2, 2020

February, 2020 Newsletter

February, 2020 XBRL continues to gain traction in regulatory and government reporting. On the SEC filing front, the FASB has incorporated XBRL US DQC rules into the 2020 US GAAP Taxonomy which is a big win for data quality. Separately, XBRL US submitted a comment letter on the SEC’s proposal that XBRL be required for […more]


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Posted Tuesday, February 25, 2020

XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal: Filing Fee Disclosure & Payment Methods Modernization

XBRL US submitted a comment letter weighing in on the SEC proposal that fees and calculation tables in fee-based tables be prepared in Inline XBRL format. XBRL US supports the proposal and agrees with the Commission that structuring fee data will improve the efficiencies of the fee validation process for SEC staff, and will increase […more]


Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Approved Validation Rules

The Data Quality Committee released version 11 of freely-available rules and guidance in February. These 53 rules are automated checks that help filers using US GAAP and IFRS Taxonomies supported by the US Securities and Exchange Commission detect and resolve inconsistencies or errors in XBRL-formatted financial data.


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