Manual Data Point’s are used to normalise owners wages/superannuation and rent.
Navigation: Go to main menu → Settings → Manual Data Points
Calculating Owners wages - include Admin work done in total hours ( opportunity cost is considered here, would your time be better spent as a Vet than doing admin/bookkeeping ). We just enter total salary, total hours worked at the clinic. Same for Practice manager role ( other associated persons )
Coded to Wages - Y/N in excel -N will adjust wages ( minor Manual data point adjustment )
Coded to Associated Persons - Y will replace Associated persons / Directors wages.
How to use Manual data points
You can enter a single amount for a month by entering the figure under the appropriate year/month
Under each data entry box there is the opportunity to enter a figure and fill forward until the next update. This is the best method. Click in the box → then on the -> under the box shown above. The Apply Formula Pop up box will appear.
Fill in the normalisation amount and click on the apply button. it will fill forward. See below.