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The Generate iXBRL File feature can be used with any Excel workbook, but you will need to manually tag up the workbook beforehand (VT workbooks are pre-tagged). There are two buttons for available for this:

  • Set Tag (Easy) - this dialog shows the outline of a simple set of accounts or tax computation - just double click on the required item to insert a tag

  • Set Tag (Comprehensive) - this dialog lists all the tags available in the entire taxonomy and is suitable for tagging more unusual disclosures

Using the easy dialog, it is possible to tag up a simple set of accounts very quickly (more quickly than typing the data into another template, accounts production package or HMRC's on-line filing application).

The following taxonomies (list of tags) are supported for custom workbooks:

  • FRS101

  • FRS102

  • Full IFRS

  • old UK GAAP

  • UK Corporation Tax

See also:
Example of a tagged cell

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