What is the due date for the refund?

Inflation bonus: what payment date for reimbursement?

PREMIUM INFLATION. Now it is possible to claim the inflation bonus and get a refund. Who to contact? What payment date? We tell you everything.

[Mis à jour le 15 avril 2022 à 07h21] To protect the purchasing power of the French, Emmanuel Macron has created a main inflation the amount of 100 euros in winter 2021. The only condition to benefit from it is a salary lower than €2,000 net per month Total, 38 million people were eligible. Problem, the well-oiled machine has experienced some hiccups over the months with certain shortcomings. After unexpected double payments and a tangle between two paying agencies (employment center and the Cost and freight), 1.3 million of the beneficiaries have not yet received their inflation bonus. Officials, automotive entrepreneurs, retirees… How to claim the inflation bonus for all these “forgotten”? After several weeks of reflection, the executive announced the launch of a government platform dedicated to claiming the inflation bonus. From now on, a refund is possible in less than 10 days. This is the procedure to follow:

First, you must log in to the portal. Mesdroitssociaux.gouv.fr. Once you arrive at the site, you are offered a “Connect to make a request” button, click on it. Then bring the IDs you use for Pôle Emploi, Health Insurance, MSA, or the Post Office. It’s up to you, and they all work. The platform now offers you to fill out a short form with your personal information. Thanks to these, you can determine in real time if you have already received the compensation of 100 euros or not. If this is not the case, you will be prompted to enter your bank details. Once you have finished this step, you are done. You only have to wait about ten days from the complaint to benefit from the 100 euros in your bank account.

The payment of the inflation bonus has faced several problems since its launch in December 2021. Many potential beneficiaries have not yet received it despite meeting all the criteria. In particular, employees of private employers on sick leave on October 31 or job seekers discharged from Pôle Emploi, subsequently served by Social Security.

Now, there is a site dedicated to claiming the inflation bonus. The Government has been working on it for a good month, and this new platform has been live since Monday, March 28, 2022. To file a complaint, you will need to follow several steps. First, log in to the government site thanks to its Pôle Emploi identifiers, for example. You will then need to enter your RIB and the refund must be made within 10 days of the request.

The inflation subsidy will be paid to people whose income from work or substitution is less than €2,000 net per month. It will be granted to people who receive subsidies and social benefits.
The list of the main categories of beneficiaries is as follows:

  • Employees of private employers, including apprentices and beneficiaries of a professionalization contract
  • Public workers
  • Recipients of early retirement
  • Self-employed
  • author artists
  • Job seekers and vocational trainees
  • Recipients of disability pensions
  • Retirees, including survivor pension recipients
  • Scholarship students and beneficiaries of housing aid
  • Young people on the way to support employment or in civic service or volunteering for integration
  • Beneficiaries of social minimums

The bonus of 100 euros is granted individually. In other words, the composition of the household is not taken into account in determining eligibility for compensation for inflation. Thus, a couple can receive up to 200 euros, that is, 100 euros each or only 100 euros if only one of the spouses meets the income conditions (see below). In total, 38 million French people will benefit from the 100 euro inflation check.

But who is affected? To determine eligibility for the inflation subsidy, the government has set a ceiling: therefore, they are concerned The French who earn less than 2,000 euros net per month – before the application of the withholding tax – regardless of status and profession. To determine the reference salary, the executive has chosen the month of October 2021. Do you want to know more about the 100 euro bonus? Linnautute.com answers all your questions. Check out our dedicated archive now:

To be eligible, you must earn less than 2,000 euros net per month, that is, 2,600 euros gross per month from October 2021, whether you are a civil servant, employee, self-employed or retired. Note: this limit of 2,000 euros net corresponds to your remuneration before the deduction at source. In payroll, therefore, it will simply be necessary to check the line “net payable Vanguard income tax“, above “net payable”. Remember that the status of french resident is also a mandatory criterion.

Attention: if you have a short contract (excluding temporary work), the payment of the 100 euro bonus is not automatic “if the accumulated working time with the same employer is less than 20 hours”, the government warns in its file to rush . “It will be assumed that the beneficiary expressly reports to one of his employers, preferably to the one with whom the employment relationship is maintained, or failing that, to the one for whom he worked the most hours during the month of October.” What about other situations? Linnautute.com summarizes them for you:

for retirees

You receive the minimum old age (BLADE) or the total amount of their pensions (general scheme, supplement, survivor’s pension, etc.) is less than 2,000 euros net in October 2021. “The valuation of the resources will be made based on the amount of the retirement pensions . retired basic and complementary (eg AGIRC-ARRCO), including survivors’ pensions [du mois d’octobre 2021]”, He says.

for the independent

Have been active in October 2021 and have declared to Urssaf or the MSA an income from the activity of less than 2,000 euros net per month “for the year 2020”, it is indicated. “The net income withheld is calculated during the annual income statement”, it is recalled. “If the activity is created during the period January-October 2021, this condition will be considered fulfilled.”

For freelancers

Your billing must be at least equal to 900 euros between January 1, 2021 and September 30, 2021. “This amount must also correspond to an average income of 2,000 euros net per month during the corresponding period, taking into account the application of tax deductions according to the nature of their activity, to an average monthly turnover of: €4,000 for artisans; €6,897 for merchants; €3,030 for liberal professions”, completes do we in the press kit.

For job seekers

You must not be active and your allowance must be less than 2,000 euros net.

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