User Guides on the BizFinx Preparation Tool

Version 3.2 – Prepare XBRL file based on revised XBRL requirements (voluntary adoption till 31 Dec 2020, mandatory from 1 Jan 2021)

The Quick Guide contains useful information to allow users to quickly begin using the preparation tool. 

Version 2.7 – Prepare XBRL file based on current XBRL requirements (available till 31 Dec 2020)

The Quick Guide is a brief version of the User Guide below. It allows users to have a quick start on the preparation tool.

This guide contains detailed explanations on the various functions in the preparation tool. It also includes a guide on converting embedded MS Excel objects in MS Word document into MS Word tabular format.


Common technical Issues for both Preparation Tool v3.2 and v2.7

This guide contains steps which preparers may take to resolve technical issues faced in using the preparation tool.

A list of common questions when using preparation tool.

User Guides on the BizFinx Portal (www.bizfinx.gov.sg)

User Guides on the BizFinx Multi Upload Tool

Guides on Preparing Financial Statements Highlights

Version 2.7 – Prepare XBRL file based on current XBRL requirements (available till 31 Dec 2020)

Frequently Asked Questions

Guides on XBRL filing requirements and ACRA Taxonomy

Revised XBRL requirements (voluntary adoption till 31 Dec 2020, mandatory from 1 Jan 2021) 

Provides a listing of taxonomy elements within the entry points within ACRA Taxonomy 2020 and the associated references for each element.


Current XBRL requirements (available till 31 Dec 2020)

Contains the ACRA Taxonomy 2016 and minimum requirement list to help preparers better understand how to submit information for the various concepts

A list of suggested synonyms for the concepts within the taxonomy to facilitate preparers in mapping items in the financial statements with the taxonomy concepts

Seminar materials from BizFinx training seminars

Current XBRL requirements (available till 31 Dec 2020)

Training Courses on Using BizFinx Preparation Tool

If you are keen to equip yourself with working knowledge and hands-on training on the preparation tool, you can register for training courses with the following providers. Contact them directly or refer to their website to check for available dates and other details.

Training Providers   Enquiry Contact Website

The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ISCA)  

Phone: 6749 8060
Email: infocomm@isca.org.sg

Click here to see the list of available training courses

Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS)

Phone: 6334 4302
Email: events@csis.org.sg

Click here to see the list of available training courses

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