The purchasing power bill of the French it was finally voted by the National Assembly. As a result, and after very heated debates, the French should certainly see their income increase in the coming months. And this, as a consequence of the rampant inflation that is taking place at the moment. Among the new measures of purchasing power, are the evolution of certain aids. In particular the ” Macron voucher ». The latter, created by the Head of State during his first mandate, has been updated. So how much can you get with this new bonus? Are you one of the beneficiaries? we tell you All you need to know right now!
The recent change in the Macron bond
After revealing the increase in the minimum wage, the revaluation of family allowances and the reduction of contributions for the self-employed. Therefore, the government has made it known that the Macron voucher It was going to be a big change. Like many helpers, after inflation, the government has chosen to create new ones. Or even as soon as they appreciate. Consequently, and after the vote of the law in favor of purchasing power, this premium has evolved and even changed its name. From now on, this bonus is called ” shared value bonus “. This new premium is then destined to Replace the ” Macron voucher ».
This system will follow the same principle as the old bonus established by the President of the Republic. Exemption from social charges that will allowencourage companies to pay their employees. This bonus also benefits from a tax exemption for the employees who receive it, but only under certain conditions.
The Shared Value Bonus
The new Shared Value Bonus will benefit froma retroactive effect. And this, of July 1, 2022 and until December 31, 2023. It is therefore intended to replace the exceptional purchasing power bonus known as the “Macron bonus”. As explained on the official government website, this bonus entitles you to a ” exemption from social charges » for employers. A bonus that aims incentivize companies to pay it, and a tax break for employees who receive it, under certain conditions “.
This annual premium therefore it is not a mandatory payment. In fact, you can be the subject of a payment by any employer who wants it. It then amounts to a maximum of €3,000 for employees without any conditions. However, it can go up to €6,000 subject to profit-sharing or profit-sharing agreements. Aid that will allow many employees to receive the bonus previously called the Macron bonus.
Beneficiaries of the new Macron bond
To qualify for this bonus, you do not have to do anything. Other than waiting for your employer to pass it on to you, there is nothing special you can do. Therefore, it is not necessary to be part of the most modest households, such as for the back-to-school bonus. Therefore, all employees affected by this bonus must be employees and contract employees of a public or private company. All the companies, whatever your statusmay have the opportunity to offer this bonus.
” Employees must be under contract: CDI, CDD, full time or part time, apprenticeship or professionalization contract, either on the date of payment of the bonus, or on the date of presentation of the company or group contract or signature of the contract of the employer. unilateral decision to apply the bonus “stresses the government on the new” Macron voucher “. It should be noted that all employees are among those affected, including workers with disabilities.
The amount paid by your employer
According to the government website, the shared value premium will be capped a ” €3,000 without conditions “. But also to €6,000 subject to profit sharing or profit sharing agreements “In effect, for value participation bonds paid between July 1, 2022 and December 31, 2023, the exemption from social security contributions and contributions occurs under certain conditions. Thus, it modifies the amount of the employee’s remuneration Up to €3,000 per year and per employee, this premium is then exempt from all social security contributions for the employee. And this, whether social security or retirement. In addition, it is also exempt for the employer. In this case, be it social security, retirement, unemployment insurance, solidarity autonomy, but also payroll tax…
On the other hand, you can pay up to €6,000 per year per employee. In these cases, this bonus may be free of any contribution for employers with more than 50 workers subject to a profit sharing agreement and who have implemented a profit sharing regime. But also, employers with less than 50 workers who have voluntarily opened a participation or profit sharing regime. Finally, for work assistance services (ESAT) for premiums paid to workers with disabilities.
The device that replaces the “Macron voucher”
Therefore, it should be noted that the application of this premium must go through a trade dealsigned between the unions and the employer. Or by unilateral decision of the employer. It can be paid in a single installment, or in several installments. However, the bonus must remain within the limit of once per quarter. And it should not replace other remuneration, such as the 13th month, the bonus, salary increase… This bonus can be the same for everyone, modulated or reserved for certain categories of staff. However, this choice must then make subject to a written agreement.
In addition, in the event of a combination of the value distribution bond that gives the right to tax exemption with the ” exceptional purchasing power bonus (PEPA). Then the total amount exempt from income tax on income for the year 2022 cannot exceed €6,000. The PEPA was paid until March 31, 2022. Now, this device comes to take the place of the “Macron bonus”.
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