The US SEC requires filing in XBRL for standardization and machine led data consumption, and in HTML for easy readability of data. But many times these reports are not in sync. What are the reasons for this and how can you avoid it?
7 years after XBRL was introduced for SEC filing in the US, it hasn't achieved its true potential with filers. It continues to be pinned down as compliance cost instead of being seen as a strategic aide to the CFO. But XBRL is about more than just cost and has a lot to offer even to filers.
MCA recently release draft CNI taxonomy 2016 which contains a section dedicated to report CSR expenditure by companies. CSR activities, made mandatory in India since 2014, though not related to the business of the Company have accounting implications. Read to find out, how you need to report your CSR spend in XBRL
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is paying a lot of attention to data quality in company filings. The use of incorrect signs is one of the most common mistakes in many filings and can be taken care of by understanding how to use the weight attribute within XBRL. Read on to understand what is this all about and why you should be paying close attention as a filer.
Though XBRL has in-built rules to validate data at source, there are some data inconsistencies that still pass the validation rules yet provide incorrect data. Read here to know how these can be tackled by having multiple rules and checks.