The article substantiates the need to develop a new financial reporting format in the conditions of transition to international financial reporting standards (hereinafter - IFRS) by economic entities of small, medium and large businesses. The authors conducted a survey among practicing accountants regarding the feasibility of including in the Russian financial statements the indicators proposed by IFRS. Using the methods of sampling observation, questioning, methods of processing the obtained data, namely, calculating the proportion of reporting indicators using the A. Salai and V. Ryabtsev index, the authors substantiate the feasibility of including in the Russian financial statements a number of reporting indicators that meet modern international standardization and standardization requirements. The results of this study can be applied in the convergence of Russian financial statements with IFRS, in particular, in its consolidation and transformation into an international format. © 2018 Society for Innovative Research. All rights reserved.