The month of December, which begins this Wednesday, is accompanied by new measures that do not all resemble, far from it, Christmas presents. Unemployment insurance, health care … New constraints come into force that are accompanied by scales, good news for the wallet of some French people. The Parisian takes stock.
The last part of the unemployment insurance reform comes into play
This December 1 marks the full implementation of the contested unemployment insurance reform. Job seekers’ rights are subject to stricter criteria, such as the need to have worked for 6 months in the last 24 months, compared to the four regulatory months required so far. Also bad news, albeit more confidential, for jobseekers under the age of 57 and who received a gross monthly salary of more than € 4,500… As of this Wednesday also, the 30% degressivity applied so far to from the 9th month now intervenes earlier, in the 7th month.
The energy check bonus paid in December
It will arrive in the mailboxes of 5.8 million households between December 13 and 22. The 100-euro extension of the energy check, announced in September by the government to help overcome the flame of energy prices, is automatically issued to those concerned, without them taking action. You can still check eligibility on the dedicated site.
EUR 100 also for “inflation allowance”
At the end of October, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that a 100-euro “inflation allowance” check would be paid to 38 million people earning less than 2,000 euros net per month. Here again, the financial move is aimed at offsetting rising energy prices and, more broadly, the impact of inflation. For private employees, this aid will slip on the payroll at the end of December. Officials will receive it in January. The unemployed will be affected between December and January. Then come the self-employed and retirees in February.
A Christmas bonus for the beneficiaries of the social minimums
Automatically paid by the CAF or the MSA, the Christmas bonus fills the account of 2.5 million households benefiting from the social minimum in mid-December. Its amount is 152.45 euros for a single person, 228.67 euros for a couple or a single-parent home and 274.41 euros for a home for three people. For larger families, each additional child is entitled to an additional 60 euro bonus.
Reminder dose and health pass
As of December 15, French people over the age of 65 who have not received their booster dose after their single injection of Janssen or their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna will see their health pass disabled.
Change your tax income… Until December 15th
C’est un petit sursis qui demonstrates its utility every year for thousands of taxpayers… In case of forgetfulness or error, it is possible to make a change in the income statement until December 15 on the government platform. dedicated to taxes.