XBRL Acceptance in India: A Behavioral Study

Vineet Chouhan, Shubham Goswami


XBRL is fast becoming the new paradigm for reporting of financial information digitally. XBRL brings structure to business information with comprehensive description and contextual information for advanced analysis. It enhances the efficiency of financial reporting, accuracy, timeliness and reliability of financial data. Many Indian companies still resist using it. The present research uses technology acceptance model to analyze the perception of financial experts in respect of acceptance of XBRL as reporting method. The result revealed that using XBRL increases productivity but interacting with the XBRL requires lot of mental efforts. These findings can be an empirical and theoretical foundation to accelerate the adoption of XBRL in India.


XBRL, financial reporting, technology acceptance, India


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