Webcast: Introduction to XBRL: New Opportunities for CPAs (CAXBRL16)
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When: 11/21/2016
8:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: Dr Glen L. Gray, CPA, PhD

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Acronym CAXBRL16
CPE 8 hours
Vendor CalCPA
Level Basic
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite None
Who should attend CPAs interested in helping clients prepare XBRL documents, provide XBRL assurance and agreed-to procedures services or conduct data analytics with existing XBRL data.
Members $245
CPA Non-Members $375

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, reciprocal state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.


The mandatory use of XBRL by all SEC filers to tag financial data is creating tremendous opportunity for CPAs in several service areas, including advisement, assurance and agreed-to procedures. Along with covering the history and preparation of XBRL documents, we'll explore data analytic tools to analyze the several years of XBRL data that exist in SEC filings.

Materials are provided as an ebook.


  • Recognize XBRL technology and terminology.
  • Identify how organizations are using XBRL.
  • Identify the different professional services that CPAs can offer related to XBRL, including advisory, assurance and agreed-to procedures.
  • Determine how the SEC, FDIC and other organizations are using XBRL.
  • Outline the growing opportunities to conduct data analytics with XBRL data


  • XBRL terminology and technology.
  • Accounting and financial reporting problems that XBRL solves.
  • XBRL document preparation.
  • XBRL data analytics.
  • Overview of XBRL services provided by CPAs.