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Totalling values of a specific category in a given month

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David BigelowFlag for United States of America asked on
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Column A = Date
Column B = Category
Column D = Cost

I'd like to get a total cost of a given category in a given month. This is to itemize some expected expenses in a budget in order to better prepare the budget. I've tried variations of:

=SUMIFS(Itemize!D:D,(Itemize!B:B),("Health"),(Itemize!A:A),(MONTH(8)))

This is a formula acceptable to Excel (no error messages), but it also gives a total of zero, even though the only dates in column A are for the month of August.
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