Cheat Sheet

XBRL For Dummies Cheat Sheet

From XBRL For Dummies

By Charles Hoffman, Liv Watson

Your business operates on information, so you need to know the fundamentals of Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). XBRL is, fundamentally, a language that helps businesses effectively and efficiently bridge the current gap between the various business systems used to operate businesses. XBRL is a global standard for business reporting, mandated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), used by stock exchanges around the world, and officially supported by the European Parliament and many other governments.