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IFRS Taxonomy 2006


International Financial Reporting Standards General Purpose Financial Reporting for Profit-Oriented Entities, Incorporating Additional Requirements for Banks and Similar Financial Institutions (IFRS-GP) 2006



Release type

Acknowledged by XBRL International on 24 January 2007.

Date issued

15 August 2006

Issued by

IFRS Foundation.


This taxonomy is intended to allow profit-oriented entities to prepare XBRL-based financial statements according to IFRS. This includes, but is not limited to, consolidated publicly listed entities, parent entity financial statements, and non-consolidated entities.

Application date

The contents of the 2006 edition of the IFRS-GP taxonomy includes the latest versions of most IFRSs (including IASs and Interpretations) approved up to 31 December 2005, and required to be applied on 1 January 2006 or from a future date.


List of IFRS standards modelled on this taxonomy.

Technical information

XBRL version

XBRL Specification 2.1 dated 2003-12-31 (Recommendation)



Recommended namespace prefix


Taxonomy Architecture

Taxonomy Architecture Visualisation

DTS Package

Physical location of the DTS Package.

Relationship to Other XBRL DTs

This is the core IFRS taxonomy, it is forming a base for IFRS extensions.

Incompatible taxonomies


Technical compliance

This taxonomy is compliant with the XBRL Specification 2.1 (2003-12-31) and Financial Reporting Taxonomies Architecture 1.0 (FRTA 2005-04-25).

Errors and clarifications

There are no errors at this time, with the exception of two  unavoidable issues flagged in validators.

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