Why can't I set up rules for transactions within my bank's mortgage account like I can for credit card transactions?

I noticed that I am able to create "rules" that manage how certain transactions (like credit card transactions) can be automatically renamed and categorized. 

I'm trying to automatically hide payments to my property tax escrow so that Mint doesn't double-count the tax payment (Mint counts it once when I make the overall monthly mortgage payment which includes the tax payment, and Mint counts it a second time when the escrow account is actually used to pay the taxes).

I can set the category for the escrow transaction to be "hidden from budgets and trends," but Mint does not give me the option to create a "rule" to automatically perform this action in the future. Is there a reason why I cannot create rules for transactions within my mortgage account?

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