pump stroke The rebate at the pump will definitely end on December 31, 2022, but the government is considering another device to help households
Pump prices will rise this week. — Mourad ALLILI/SIPA
Since this Wednesday, the government rebate that applies to the pump is down. It goes from 0.30 euro per liter to 0.10 euro per liter of fuel, before a total abolition of the end of the year. Same result at TotalEnergies, which reduced its reduction from 0.20 to 0.20. 0.10 euro per liter, with a disappearance also planned for December 31.
In place since April 2022, with a rebate of 0.18 euro per liter at the start, state aid is therefore living its last moments. But the government has not said its last word, reports Les Echos. If he should spend 7.6 billion euros in 2022 for these boosts, he still plans to help the French, but otherwise.
A “ big rollers”
Bercy already promises for several weeks a new, more targeted system, which should be implemented from the beginning of the year 2023. It would be a new cheque, which is not entirely unanimous: “The French are more and more irritated by this idea of cheques, there are many who feel like they never have a right to it. We want a targeted device; which helps those who work,” to our colleagues a ministerial adviser.
Gabriel Attal, Minister Delegate; to the Minister of the Economy, explained that a device “big rollers” would be put in place to “support French people who need their car to have income from work”. This was to be in place before the summer. but had been abandoned for the benefit of the rebate for all.
For whom and how much
Since then, the system has been refined. A website of the Directorate General of Public Finances (DGFiP) must be set up, allowing households to fill in their information and possibly benefit from assistance. Gabriel Attal clarified that the help would be for the “hardworking” to “support” French people who need their car to have income from activity”.
Still to be continued. define who will be able to benefit from this device and the amount thereof. 11 million households belonging to “lower and middle classes” would be affected. The State has provided an envelope of 1.6 billion euros for this new provision.