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I'm trying to create a monthly budget in a client account in MCC following this post : 


however, there is no "manage" link in the budget column.  Please advise



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Re: managed defined spend

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Hi Zachary,
Welcome to the community.

To use MDS options in the budget tab, your account needs to have MDS enabled. Do you have this enabled? There are quire a few requirements which are outlined here:


I. Eligibility

A managed account is eligible for Manager Defined Spend (MDS) if it is one of the following:

A managed account is ineligible for MDS if it meets any of the following criteria:

  • On prepay (unless it's converted to monthly invoicing - contact us to discuss this option)
  • An account in which the client is billed directly (i.e., it's not linked to an MCC account and cannot be linked)
  • Has a billing address in Argentina or Brazil
  • Has a billing address in France and is managed by a third party