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Is $450 CSR cost part of $4K spend requirement?

Is $450 CSR cost part of $4K spend requirement?

  1. dixieboz

    I HAVE tried searching for this question on here, but I guess I am not asking the same question. I have $4100 in spending on the CSR. Do I need to make it at least $4,450 to properly meet the spend requirement? Thank you!

  2. David W

    Annual fee does [B]NOT [/B]count as part of the spending requirement for the bonus points

  3. MidSouthSkier

    You only have to spend $4000. Your total amount due will be $4450. But David is right that the $450 does not count as “spend” since there are no merchant fees involved. You don’t get points for that $450 either.

  4. Gaurav

    The other thing I’m not sure about and I haven’t seen anything definitive either way is if the $300 credits affect spending. So if you get the $300 rebated before meeting the bonus benchmark, would you then have to spend $4300 + the AF?

  5. MidSouthSkier

    I don’t [U]think[/U] the $300 rebate counts against you. Then again I always end up spending quite a bit more than the minimum just to be on the safe side.

  6. Gaurav

    Yeah, that’s what I’m doing too. I was going to stop short of 4300 to see what happened but inadvertently went over 🙂

  7. MidSouthSkier

    And Lucky addressed it in a blog post today: [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2016/10/15/do-annual-fees-count-towards-credit-card-minimum-spend/[/URL]

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