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Updated preparer’s guide to the IFRS Taxonomy

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Jan 23, 2019

On January 23, 2019, the IFRS Foundation released an updated version of "Using the IFRS Taxonomy — A preparer’s guide" that is intended to help companies understand the IFRS Taxonomy content.

The updates in comparison to the 2017 version of the document include:

  • a new section that provides more detail on how to communicate company-specific information;
  • new examples illustrating how to find the correct element when tagging the primary financial statements; and
  • other clarifications and improvements.

Review the press release and updated guide on the IASB's website.

Correction list for hyphenation

These words serve as exceptions. Once entered, they are only hyphenated at the specified hyphenation points. Each word should be on a separate line.