Point Calculator: AMEX Business Gold Card

Calculate the cash value of the AMEX Business Gold Card (Canada) based on spend and benefits. Compare against top rewards cards side by side.
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The American Express Business Gold Card (Canada) is a great business card for earning Membership Reward Points on business purchases. The Business Cardholder will be able to select 3 suppliers from a list of more than 40 in which they can earn 1 additional Membership Rewards Point per $1 spent for a total of 2 points. On top of that, it offers all the great perks of being an American Express Card including travel and purchase protection.

Rewards Rate Details

The AMEX Business Gold Card earns a flat rate of Membership Rewards Points on all purchases, but it gives you the chance to choose three suppliers from a list in which you can earn an additional point per $1 spent.

  • +1 Suppliers
    • Pick 3 suppliers you would like to earn an extra point (total of 2 points).
      • Pattison Outdoor Advertising
      • ReachLocal Canada
      • Yellow Pages
      • Acklands Grainger
      • Castle Building Centres
      • CDMV Inc.
      • Coopervision
      • Dixon Electric
      • Gescan Ontario
      • Goodyear Canada Inc.
      • Hiossen Implant Canada Inc.
      • K Dental Inc.
      • KAL Tire
      • Lowe's Canada
      • Nobel Biocare Canada
      • PNEUS Andre Touchette Distribution
      • Rotsaert Dental Laboratory Services
      • SESCO/OSSO Electric Supplies
      • Sescolite
      • Texcan Ontario
      • The Argen Corporation Kastle Mills
      • 407 ETR
      • Atlas Van Lines
      • Canada Linen & Uniform Service
      • Halpern Enterprises
      • MVR Cash and Carry
      • Petro-Canada
      • Plastiq
      • Sameday Worldwide
      • The Insurebc Group
      • The Medcan Clinic
      • Unisource Canada
      • Vector Energy
      • Best Buy Company
      • CDW Canada
      • Microsoft
      • Quickbooks Canada
      • Sage
      • Shaw Communications
      • TigerDirect.ca
      • Wolters Kluwer CCH
  • 1x Everything Else

Perks & Benefits

The AMEX Business Gold comes with a handful of useful benefits that can be great for any business.

  • AMEX Business Solutions
    • Access to extensive business management tools including cash flow management, expense management reports, and business servicing.
  • No Preset Spending Limit (NPSL)
  • The Hotel Collection
    • Benefits include a $100 USD hotel credit on charges to the room such as dining, spa, and golf as well as complimentary room upgrades at check-in when available.
    • Must book two conescutive nights through the portal on the AMEX credit card.
  • Hertz Car Rental Benefits
    • One-car class upgrades on 5+ consecutive day rentals.
    • Waived fee for one additional driver.
  • AMEX Insurance and Protections

Rewards Calculator

You can use the rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on the value of the rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you, minus the annual fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card side by side any other card featured on the site within the same calculator.

Note! All category spend entered in the primary card's column (first column when comparing cards) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the site. This means you will not have to re-enter the same information again and again when browsing during the session.

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This calculator will calculate the cash value of the selected credit card(s) based on spend, benefits, and fees. You can compare this card against any other rewards card side-by-side by clicking on the Compare A Card button.
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The value of the rewards associated with the selected credit card(s). You can click the currency to edit the value or change it to reflect transfer partners.
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Hotel elite status, loyalty program status, and memberships. These are typically calculated based on a selection though some are calculated automatically. Most cards will not have anything in this section.
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Click on a category to enter how much you plan on spending. You can add or remove categories, change the order of the categories, or view additional options.
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Copies all spend amounts and their units of time from one column to the other. Does not copy mobilepay indicator.
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Reward Bonuses

Any extra bonuses to do with a specific card will be listed here. You can edit/add the Sign Up Bonuses (SUB) under the Credit Card section.
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This is the sum of all rewards earned from Category Spending and Reward Bonuses along with the cash value of it all based on Currency Worth.
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Monetary Bonuses

This is the total of all cash bonuses associated with the card(s). You can change the value of those that feature the symbol. Other bonuses are automatic. If there's extra value (EV) you want to add to the card, you can click on the card under the Credit Card section. You can also click on to get details on the listed bonuses.
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Annual Fees

This is the sum of annual fees and authorized user fees associated with the credit card(s). You can edit the annual fee as well as change the number of authorized users by clicking on the card under the Credit Card section at the top of this calculator.
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Grand Total

The estimated cash value of the card(s). This is the sum of the Subtotal and Monetary Bonuses minus Annual Fees. The return is based on estimated cash value divided by total credit card spend.
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Updated 2020-06-12 By Robert Flowers III

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