XBRL for Dummies

XBRL for Dummies

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The perfect guide to help you understand XBRL-from the "fatherof XBRL"

What is XBRL and how can it help you streamline your businessreporting? This plain-English guide from the "father of XBRL,"Charles Hoffman, will tell you what it is, why it is, and how youcan get on the bus with this new SEC-mandated business reportingstandard for publicly-traded companies. A CPA, Hoffman is creditedwith the idea of applying XML data to financial reporting; XBRL isthe language that resulted. Learn to prepare financial statementswith XBRL, use it for strategic planning, move all relevantdepartments in your company to the same system, and more.

XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is an XML-basedopen standard for accounting data; author Charles Hoffman iscredited with the idea of applying XML data to financialreporting Plan for XBRL implementation, set action-oriented agendas, andidentify stakeholders and subject-matter experts within yourorganization Learn to choose from and adapt existing XBRL taxonomies tocomply with US GAAP and IFRS standards

Topics also include how to adapt your existing financialinformation into XBRL.

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., c2010.
ISBN: 9780470499795
Branch Call Number: 006.74 X35h
Characteristics: xviii, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Watson, Liv Apneseth


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