Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) used in financial and other reporting allows for easier access to more transparent information. AICPA supports legislative proposals to utilize XBRL by companies, Federal agencies and recipients of Federal...
Published on February 06, 2013
XBRL Gains Interest in New Legislative Proposals
The AICPA has long supported the use of eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or interactive data, in financial reporting. Several bills introduced recently in Congress are encouraging use of XBRL by federal agencies and recipients of federal funds
Published on October 13, 2011
Congress Looks to XBRL Reporting Requirements to Track Federal Spending
Congress is beginning to view XBRL as a way to track federal spending and to improve transparency
Published on June 14, 2012
AICPA Supports XBRL Reporting Requirements in DATA Act
The CPA Advocate: June, 2012. The AICPA supports the XBRL provisions in H.R. 2146, the DATA Act, passed by the House on April 25, 2012
Published on June 12, 2012
AICPA Supports New Law with Groundbreaking XBRL Reporting Requirement
...2011. For the first time, a law signed Sept. 30 will require states to report to a federal agency how they spend federal dollars using nonproprietary standards such as XBRL
Published on October 12, 2011
The CPA Advocate (Archived articles - 2011)
Find 2011 archived articles from the AICPA's advocacy newsletter, The CPA Advocate.
Published on September 05, 2012
AICPA Supports Efforts in Congress to Advance Federal Government Transparency
The CPA Advocate: March 27, 2013. An AICPA letter to a House committee lauded efforts to promote new technologies that will improve transparency and openness in the federal government.
Published on March 27, 2013
AICPA Encourages Changes to Data Transparency Provisions of Senate DATA Act
The CPA Advocate: December, 2012. AICPA says changes would strengthen the data transparency provisions of the bill, which is expected to be reintroduced in 2013.
Published on December 19, 2012
AICPA Encourages IIRC to Leverage Enhanced Business Reporting Framework
The AICPA supported a global framework for more relevant business reporting in its comment letter on IIRC’s discussion paper, Towards Integrated Reporting: Communicating Value in the 21st Century.
Published on February 01, 2012
Federal Legislative and Regulatory Issues
This page highlights the advocacy issues in which the Congressional & Political Affairs Team is advocating on behalf of the profession, and also those issues that the team has recently followed.
Published on March 29, 2013
Economic Issues Top Congressional Agenda CPA Issues in Mix
The CPA Advocate: September, 2011. The Congressional agenda for the remainder of 2011 include issues supported by the AICPA.
Published on October 07, 2011