Inline XBRL and the Future of Financial Reporting

Authors: Andromeda Wood, Mike Starr

Length: 4 pages

Key takeaways: 
  • Traditional financial reports were static documents with results and related content presented as a mix of text, graphics and financial statements
  • With Inline XBRL® format, structured data is embedded and tagged within the designed HTML document, ensuring greater accuracy and easier analysis
  • iXBRL® format increases efficiency in the reporting process by allowing you to work on the document and data at the same time

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Inline XBRL and the Future of Financial Reporting