XBRL Fundamentals: Building the Instance Document
The instance document is the file that contains the facts for a specific set of financial statements. This module will provide an overview of what is contained in the instance document, and the key steps involved in creating an XBRL instance document.
This course will enable you to:
- Understand the components of the instance document.
- Learn the key steps to build the Instance Document
Advanced Preparation: None
This course is part of the XBRL U.S. GAAP Certificate Program
NOTE: Information provided in the Certificate Program teaches application of tagging XBRL financial statements even though content may or may not be based on the most current release of the US GAAP Taxonomy. The Securities and Exchange Commission requires companies to use an approved taxonomy. Filers are responsible for checking the Securities and Exchange Commission's website for the most current release.