Minimum wage, Livret A, health restrictions… This Monday, August 1, there are several changes. We take stock.
Who says new month says news. Midi Libre takes stock of what is changing for the French. On August 1, due to inflation, many revaluations are expected.
Increase in certain salaries
Good news for employees Smic that is revalued for the fourth time in less than a year. The Labor Code provides for an automatic revaluation of the minimum wage for interprofessional growth during the year when the consumer price index increases by more than 2% with respect to the index taken into account when setting the last amount of the minimum wage.
As Ouest-France points out, this revaluation of 2.01% raises the monthly minimum wage to €1,329.06 net for full-time work, that is, an hourly rate of €8.76.
For officials, the index point is revalued. Our colleagues remember that a valuation of 3.5% was decided by decree. Retroactive, it will come into force on July 1, 2022 and will benefit 5.6 million people.
Pensions and “Macron bonus”
the 4% increase in basic pensions It is in force since July. But since this is paid, as usual, the following month, the payment of this increased pension should be made on August 9.
Created in 2019 in the midst of the yellow vest crisis, the The “Macron bonus” triples from August 1 to December 31. This is an exceptional bonus paid by companies, exempt from income tax as well as contributions and contributions to social security, for workers whose income is less than three times the value of the minimum wage. Its ceiling has tripled, reaching 6,000 euros for companies with a profit sharing agreement or with less than fifty workers and 3,000 euros for the rest.
The back-to-school grant expected in August
Due to inflation, the back-to-school allowance will also be increased by 4%. It affects more than 3 million families in conditions of resources and reaches:
According to Family Record, it will be paid on Wednesday, August 17.
tax sideIf you have been deducted at source more than necessary, you may be eligible for a overpayment refund from August 2.
Savings increase in value
In the pipes for some time, the revaluation of the rate a leaflet to 2% on August 1 was confirmed by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, on July 14 in the columns of Le Parisien.
The latter also went on to indicate that “the popular savings account rate (LEP) it will go from 2.2% to 4.6%”.
As Moneyvox points out, the Sustainable Development and Solidarity Brochure (LDDS) it follows the curve of the Livret A and also goes from 1% to 2%. Our colleagues specify that “if each bank is free to set the remuneration of its young flyermust be at least equal to that of Livret A”, that is, 2% on August 1.
As for the rest of the current rates now, Moneyvox indicates that the Blue savings account Crédit Mutuel rises to 2%, the home savings account (CEL) at 1.25% gross and the company savings account (LEE) at 1.5% crude.
The end of the state of health emergency
August 1 also marks the end of the state of health emergency. The constriction measures of daily life provided for by the latter – health pass, obligation to wear a mask, confinement, curfew… – can no longer be restored. As Ouest-France points out, the end of the scientific council is also recorded.
According to the new health bill, it will be possible for the government, in the event of the appearance of a new worrying variant, not to require the sanitary pass (which includes vaccination) at the French borders, but a “simple” negative test. , remember TF1 Info.
A measure that also applies to travelers traveling between overseas and mainland France. The Government will be able to establish this sanitary control by decree for two months, instead of the one initially planned by the Senate. Beyond that, a Parliamentary vote will be necessary.
The discount of 18 cents per liter of gasoline is finally maintained in August. Applied automatically at service stations, it will even increase in September, reaching 30 cents per litre. Starting November 1, it will drop back to 10 cents. This discount was voted to contain the sky-high prices at the pump.
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