Proposed Taxonomy Update 2 to the IFRS Taxonomy 2015 published for public comment

4 August 2015

The IFRS Foundation published today for public comment the Proposed Update 2 to the IFRS Taxonomy 2015 — Common Practice.

IFRS Taxonomy update contains additional taxonomy concepts that reflect new Standards and amendments to Standards issued by the IASB, thereby allowing entities wishing to report electronically using the latest Standards to do so without the need for these entities to create their own taxonomy concepts. They may also contain technical updates, new common practice elements or general taxonomy improvements.

The proposed IFRS Taxonomy Update 2 sets out the proposed additions to the IFRS Taxonomy for entities engaged in:

The proposed additions are the result of the empirical analysis of IFRS financial statements. This document also includes proposed new elements discovered during the analysis for these specific activities that have a more general reporting scope.

For XBRL files, the IFRS Taxonomy Illustrated, versioning reports, element definitions in Excel and other supporting materials, click here.

Comment letter deadline

The Proposed Update comment period ends on 30 October 2015.

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View the comment letters for the Proposed Update 2 to the IFRS Taxonomy 2015 — Common Practice

IFRS Taxonomy 2015 — Common Practice  [PDF]