This month of August is conducive to regulatory changes in many areas. What you need to know.
You heat with gas or electricity ? You want to buy a little car polluting ? You can claim the allowance back to school to equip your children ? You are going to lose your job in the next few weeks ? Then read on. This mid-summer is marked by many changes.
unemployment benefits more accessible
Since the beginning of the outbreak of Coronavirus, the regulation of unemployment insurance does not stop moving, in a sense the whole more favourable to those who lose their jobs. In mid-summer, the eligibility rules of the plan are further amended, with the publication of a decree in the journal officiel of 30 July.
For those whose involuntary termination of the employment contract occurs from the 1st of August, it would now be necessary to have worked at least four months (six months from November 1, 2019) during the last 24 months. Ditto in the case of reload rights : he will then have worked for at least four months (compared to six previously) to benefit from it.summer Offer : Take advantage of the special offer 2 months for 1€ I subscribe
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the new rules do not meet the trade union organisations. As they prove to be less favourable than those which applied until 31 October 2019. Moreover, they do not deal with the situation of the unemployed who lost their jobs between November 1, 2019 and on July 31, 2020, were negatively impacted by compensation rules considerably hardened.
premium conversion ratiboisée
You want to enjoy a boost to get your old car scrapped and buy a less polluting ? It is not too late. But the new premium to the conversion is still significantly less interesting than the former, which was launched at the exit of the containment to revive the automotive industry.
from the 3rd of August, if you buy a vehicle Crit'air 1 or 2, you can receive a bonus of 1500 to 3000 euro (compared to 3000 to 5000 euros previously), provided that you have an income tax reference less than 13 489 euros per share (against € 18,000 previously). If you opt for a hybrid or electric, the assistance can range from 2500 to 5000 (€6000 euros previously), depending on your resources.
The payment of close to everywhere in France
After a long test phase started in some territories as early as February 2020, the local payment is widespread on Tuesday, 28 July. It is now possible in more than 5000 tobacconists, located in 3400 commons. What it changes ? You can tune in to these points of sale, bills of canteen, nursery, hospital or your tickets.
In these tobacco shops, you can pay your notice of payment in cash, up to € 300. For higher amounts, you will have to use your credit card. You can also pay your taxes : a contribution to the public audiovisual sector, net of income tax, taxes, housing or land... Either in cash, by credit card, but up to 300 euros maximum.
The price of gas is rising again...
After 18 months of decline almost unbroken, the price of gas is regulated is again tilted to the upside. In early August, the revaluation will not be too painfully feel on your invoice, with an average increase of 1.3%. In detail, the rate of climb of 0.3% for customers who use gas for cooking, 0.7% for those who have a dual purpose, cooking and hot water, and 1.4% for households that heat with gas.
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Alas, this first increase in calls other. The price of gas at the regulated rate should thus continue its rise until the month of February 2021. As a reminder, the price of gas has seen a decrease of almost 25% since the beginning of the year 2019.
... the electricity also
The regulated tariffs for the sale of electricity will also experience a rebound in the beginning of the month of August. On a proposal from the Commission of energy regulation (CRE), they must as well increase of 1.54%. In question, the higher costs of delivery of electricity.
This revaluation for the approximately 70% of individuals who are still subscribers to the regulated rate of electricity. But also those who, having subscribed to an offer to market, have opted for a contract with a price backed by the regulated.
It has stagnated for the Booklet A
You find that your Booklet Has only earns you almost nothing ? Well, this is going to last. In this 1 August, the rate of pay for the savings book favourite French remains set at 0.5%. It is little ? Certainly, but if the calculation formula was applied to the letter, the rate would have to... 0% !
In line with the Booklet, other booklets of regulated savings to maintain their pay the same. Has the image from the Booklet of sustainable development and solidarity (LDDS), whose salary remains fixed at 0.50%.
under the part of the tax department ?
On August 7, the Directorate general of public finances will make you may be a small (or large) gift for the summer, in the form of a wire transfer to your bank account. It is, in fact, a refund of the tax, which makes you then under that you would not have had to pay.
this may occur if the amount collected in the framework of the withholding tax in 2019 is higher than the final amount of your tax, or if you are entitled to a refund of deductions or tax credits. But beware, the reverse is also possible. In this case, you will have a balance, regularize at the end of the summer.
the end of The sales, and this is coming
Launched Wednesday, July 15, in the Hexagon, the balances were to last for four weeks. Therefore, they will end on Tuesday 11 August in the evening in all departments of metropolitan France, and in Mayotte, Guyana, and Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. These dates also apply to online commerce or distance selling, regardless of the location of the headquarters of the company.
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In other territories ultramarins in contrast, the balances have not yet started. They begin (to four weeks also) on 5 September at The Meeting on 26 September in Guadeloupe, the 1st of October in Martinique and on 10 October in Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin.
A bonus for the allocation of back-to-school
Good news for the approximately three million households that benefit, in terms of resources, the allocation of back-to-school (ARS). This year, the government has planned to grant an exceptional bonus of € 100 for each child concerned, that is to say, born between 16 September 2002 and 31 December 2014 (inclusive) and enrolled in an educational institution, public or private.
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This year, this assistance will 469,97 euros for children aged 6 to 10 years, 490,39 euros for those from 11 to 14 years and 503,91 euros for those from 11 to 18 years. The payment of the benefit is expected to occur on August 18.