How to Set up Per Diem Rates


In order to use the Per Diem Module, the first step is to set up your Per Diem rates in SoftMouse.NET.

Note: Skip steps 1-3 if you have already done the initial setup and are trying to add new per diem rates.

Follow these steps:

  1. From the homepage, click on the Per Diem Rates menu
  2. In the Billing Settings section, fill in the form:
    • Select your preferred currency
    • Include End Date in your per diem costs: choose Yes for the system to calculate your per diem charges inclusive of the day the cage was deactivated, otherwise choose No
    • Select your billing frequency: Monthly, every 1 month is selected for you, you can choose what day of the month is your billing start date (e.g. select 15 if you are billed from the 15th of the month to the 14th of the following one)
  3. Click on Save + Stay --- a new Add a Per Diem Rate section will appear on the page
  4. In the Add a Per Diem Rate section, click on New
  5. Fill in the form:
    • Name: Give a name to your Per Diem Rate (e.g. Mouse - Main room)
    • Per Diem: indicate the cost of one cage for one day for this Per Diem Rate
    • Cost Start Date: Select today’s date --- IMPORTANT  NOTE: Cage cost calculation is not retroactive
    • Description: in case you would like to add any details
    • Default: Select Yes if you would like this Per Diem Rate to be the one assigned to your cages by default on the Move Mice page
  6. Click on Submit


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