Creating XBRL Instance Documents in Excel

Mahoney, Lois S.; White Jr., Clinton
July 2007
CPA Journal;Jul2007, Vol. 77 Issue 7, p66
Academic Journal
The article demonstrates the use of the Dragon Tag software to prepare a valid extensible business reporting language (XBRL) partial balance sheet for commercial and industrial companies following U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Given is an exercise that introduces readers to the basics of creating and validating XBRL instance documents through the use of one common software solution.


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