Webii report variable creation

I have a report requirement that i need to create.
The report requirement have to do with creating YTD and MTD booking values for the current Financial year and the previous one.
The problem is that at the universe level, aggregation was done at MTD level and not YTD. Hence, i need to calculate the YTD within the report.
I came up with different formula to do calculate the YTD within the report.
=([Total Booking Value in USD](Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];1))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];2))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];3))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];4))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];5))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];6))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];7))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];)(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];9))(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];10))+(Previous([Total Booking Value in USD];11)))
But the issue is that when a drill filter is introduce and the report is filter at month level eg February is selected, the YTD values display a wrong result (it actually display the MTD values for February instead of a displaying the sum of MTD from October to January as the YTD)
I use the IF function and the NoFilter function but both of theses did not work
Please, i need help so that when a drill filter is apply, the YTD values will not be affected withing the report

I would suggest you have the aggregation in the universe also done at the YTD level in filters or objects where possible. Then you should be able to just use those objects/filters where needed for YTD.

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