In December 2018, the IFRS Foundation published IFRS Taxonomy 2018—Proposed Update 2 General Improvements for public consultation.
The proposed changes aim to improve the quality of tagged data and to make the IFRS Taxonomy easier to use. The proposed update:
- introduces implementation notes that explain how to use specific IFRS Taxonomy elements and avoid tagging errors;
- introduces the ‘duration’ element type for reporting information about a period of time to achieve more consistent tagging;
- removes entry points without documentation labels to make it easier to access the IFRS Taxonomy.
The deadline for submitting comments is Monday 4 February 2019.