The 2021 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy can be accessed through the entry point provided below. The 2021 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy (GRT) contains updates for accounting standards and other improvements since the 2020 Taxonomy as used by issuers filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). We encourage all interested parties to review and provide feedback though the FASB Online Review and Comment System.

Comments are acknowledged when received but it is not possible to respond directly to individual comments. Individuals providing comments on the GRT are required to register with a “user name” and email address. Please note that all comments will be visible to other registered users. Guidance for using the taxonomy viewer/commenting tool is provided here.

Guidance and Supporting Documents include: A view of the 2021 SEC Document and Entity Information (DEI) Taxonomy is provided for user convenience.


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Questions about using this taxonomy for creating and submitting eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) tagged interactive data files in compliance with SEC rules should be directed to the SEC Office of Structured Disclosure. SEC contact details and guidance are available at the SEC’s portal on XBRL. The SEC currently supported taxonomies are listed on the "Standard Taxonomies" page.