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Support materials

Support materials for the IFRS Taxonomy is now available here. 

The support materials currently published and available on this page relate to the IFRS Taxonomy 2008.

The objective of this document is to assist those who are already familiar with XBRL basic terms and have an understanding of the IFRSs (including International Accounting Standards (IASs) and Interpretations) in the use of the IFRS Taxonomy.

The target audience therefore includes, but is not restricted to:

  • preparers and issuers of financial statements who create instance documents
  •  supervisors, regulators and other receivers who create specific (national and/or business) taxonomy extensions
  •  XBRL-compliant software developers.

Related documents

  • Download the IFRS Taxonomy Guide 2008.

    Download now[PDF, 3 MB]



Please note

This document is NOT an official International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) pronouncement and has not been subjected to the IASB�s �Due Processes� review. It is in no way endorsed or approved by the IASB.

This document is a �guide� for public comment and consultation only. The approved text of International Financial Reporting Standards, International Accounting Standards and Interpretations is that issued by the IASB in the English language and copies may be obtained from the IASC Foundations Publications Department.

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