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"Business services" code

I used my new Amex Gold a couple of days ago in the cafeteria at work, thinking I'd get 4x points. I noticed today on the Amex portal that it codes as "Business Services." I guess I'm out of luck on Amex dining points, or getting anything better than "all other expenses" via any card? Thanks!

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Re: "Business services" code

Best way to know how certain merchants code is test each specific card to determine how it's categorized. But, as far as AmEx, if your work cafeteria is coded as Business Services then not much that can be done to get 4x on dining.
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