Status: public review open

The XBRL US Surety Working Group has developed a draft release of the Contractor Financials Taxonomy, which contains data standards to capture income statement and balance sheet information about contractors. The taxonomy was created by starting with an initial set of data standards contributed by Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm. The Surety Working Group, which is comprised of surety carriers, bond agents, and software companies, then further refined the data fields and definitions, and expanded on the initial set of standards.

During the 60-day public exposure period ending June 10, 2019, contractors, sureties, bond agents, software providers and other stakeholders are encouraged to review the data standards in the taxonomy and provide input on definitions and on elements that should be added. The public review includes a Taxonomy Guide on how to work with the taxonomy, and will soon include sample XBRL-formatted financial documents prepared using the taxonomy.

Input is requested on:

  • Definitions and references for the elements. Are the definitions accurate? Should revisions or modifications be made?
  • Are there additional elements that should be added?
  • General input. Is the taxonomy structured appropriately? Is the documentation provided helpful and understandable?

Provide Comments on the Public Exposure Release

Below is a view of the elements developed for this Contractor Financials Taxonomy – the file can be copied or downloaded from this location. There’s also an Excel version posted here if you’re unable to use Google.

You’ll need to agree to Terms and Conditions to have your comments about the Demonstration Release considered during this review. Login with an XBRL US Web Account or Google Account to provide comments on this Demonstration Release, then follow the instructions linked below to review and agree to Terms and Conditions.

Be sure to include the corresponding concept number from the first column with your comment.

Be sure to include the corresponding concept number from the first column with your comment. The list of elements in this Contractor Financials Taxonomy Public Exposure Release can be copied or downloaded from this location. There’s also an Excel version posted here if you’re unable to use Google.

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