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Draft 2021 SEC Taxonomies

Sept. 1, 2020

The draft 2021 update to the SEC taxonomies is now available at Please provide comments on the draft 2021 update to the SEC taxonomies via email to using “Draft 2021 SEC Taxonomies” as the subject of the email no later than November 2, 2020.

The SEC staff encourages filers, investors, analysts, software service providers, and other interested parties to participate in this public review to continue to improve the process for creating and using structured filings.

Upon completion of the public comment period and consideration of public feedback, the taxonomies will be subject to Commission approval. The availability for public comment of the draft 2021 update to the SEC taxonomies does not indicate Commission approval of any potential regulatory changes. Please refer to the SEC’s Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) webpage at for updated information on any Commission-approved changes related to the EDGAR Filer Manual. If needed, transition guidance for the 2021 update to the SEC taxonomies will be posted on the standard taxonomies page at

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