January 26, 2022

Premium of 100 euros: what date for you?

BONUS 100 EUROS. Scholarship students, self-employed, employees … In total, 38 million French people will receive the bonus of 100 euros between mid-December 2021 and February 2022.

[Mis à jour le 15 décembre 2021 à 10h11] The payment of the bonus of 100 euros has started. The payment was activated on December 13 and 14 by the CROUS for scholarship students. For its part, Urssaf starts the process this Wednesday for self-employed workers, whose bank details are already known. Autoentrepreneurs will have to wait until next week. What about those whose RIB has not been transmitted? It will still take patience. Do not wait any longer to communicate it, in order to receive the inflation premium before February 2022.. What about the rest of the calendar? By the end of December, employers will pay the premium of 100 euros for employees. In January 2022, it will be the turn of civil servants, job seekers and beneficiaries of social minima. Finally, retirees will be the last, since they will receive the premium of 100 euros in February 2022. As a reminder, the deadline for payment has been set for February 28, 2022. Remember that the payment of the premium of 100 euros n It is not instantaneous: a delay of a few days is sometimes necessary, from one bank to another.

Announced in the fall by the government, the inflation allowance aims to support the most modest whose budget is undermined by rampant inflation. As a reminder, you do not have to do anything. The inflation allowance is intended for French people whose resources do not exceed 2,000 euros net “for the period from January 1 to October 31, 2021”, can we read in the implementing decree published on Sunday in the Journal official. “It is not taken into account, where applicable, the reductions made on the remuneration as standard deductions for professional expenses, as well as the indemnities paid to the insured by a paid vacation fund”, it is specified. . The premium is paid on an individual basis: in other words, household resources are not taken into account.

Paid from December, the premium of 100 euros is paid by several organizations depending on your situation. Linternaute.com summarizes the scenarios for you:

  • You are an employee: your employer will take care of the payment
  • You are independent: in this case, it will be up to Urssaf to take care of it
  • You are retired: the pension fund will ensure the payment
  • You are a job seeker: Pôle emploi will be in charge
  • You are a student: it is the CROUS which will ensure the payment if you are a grant holder, the CAF if you receive the APL and the employer if you work
  • You are a civil servant: the State will pay you the bonus
  • You are a beneficiary of social minima such as the RSA: in this case, it is the CAF or the MSA

The inflation premium is intended to be paid between December 2021 and February 2022. No specific date could be brought forward for technical reasons. In fact, the payment will have to be ensured through several channels, depending on the beneficiary’s situation. Here is the payment schedule envisaged by the government:

  • End of December 2021: this is the date on which employees will receive their inflation compensation, directly on their payslip. The employer will be responsible for the payment, before being compensated by the State in a second step. The self-employed are also affected by this deadline (the Urssaf will then take care of the payment), as are scholarship students (compensated by the Crous).
  • End of January 2022 : the State will pay the inflation allowance for civil servants, job seekers (via Pôle emploi), invalids, students receiving APL and beneficiaries of minimum social benefits (via the Family allowances fund).
  • February 2022 : it is at this date that retirees should receive the inflation allowance, via their pension fund.

The objective of the 100 euros bonus is to respond to the distress of the poorest households, whose finances are undermined by galloping inflation. Foodstuffs, energy prices … Many goods and services have increased in recent months due to the strong economic recovery following the coronavirus health crisis.

Initially, the executive had worked on setting up a fuel check, intended for households owning a vehicle, and who saw the fuel bill explode with the rise in oil prices. Would you like to know more about the bonus of 100 euros? Linternaute.com answers all your questions. Consult our dedicated file now:

However, this device turned out to be very difficult to implement, to such an extent that the government preferred to give it up, opting for a broader solution, and allowing households to pay for expenses other than fuel. Do you want to anticipate the end of year celebrations? Consult our dedicated file without delay:

The Family Allowance Fund will be responsible for paying the premium of 100 euros in several cases. Linternaute.com summarizes them for you:

  • Students who receive APL
  • AAH beneficiaries
  • RSA beneficiaries
  • Employees on full-time parental education leave
  • Beneficiaries of the shared child education benefit (PreParE)

As a reminder, there is no action to take if you are concerned with your family allowances fund, since the payment will be made automatically.

Yes, job seekers without activity (in category A) or in sickness or training (category D) are eligible for the bonus of 100 euros, as long as the amount of their unemployment benefit does not exceed the ceiling defined by the government. . Pôle Emploi will take care of the payment from January 2022. You do not need to take any action beforehand with your advisor. Note: if you combine unemployment and activity, the employer will pay you the inflation allowance, if you meet the conditions.

Announced by the government last month, it is aimed at the middle classes, regardless of their status:

  • Private sector employees
  • Officials
  • Scholarship students and students receiving APL.
  • Retirees and seniors receiving ASPA
  • The self-employed and self-employed
  • Job seekers
  • Beneficiaries of social minima (RSA, AAH, etc.)

The bonus of 100 euros is granted individually. In other words, the composition of the household is not taken into account to determine eligibility for inflation compensation. Thus, a couple can receive up to 200 euros, i.e. 100 euros each or only 100 euros if only one of the spouses meets the income conditions (read below). In total, 38 million French people will benefit from the 100 euro inflation check. But who is affected? To determine eligibility for inflation compensation, the government has set a ceiling: are therefore concerned French people who earn less than 2,000 euros net per month – before application of the withholding tax – regardless of their status and profession. To determine the benchmark salary, the executive retained the month of October 2021.

How is the premium of 100 euros calculated?

To be eligible you must earn less than 2,000 euros net per month, i.e. 2,600 euros gross for the month 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 withholding tax. On the payslip, it will therefore simply be necessary to check the line “net to pay before income tax “, above” net payable “.

Warning: if you are on a short contract (excluding temporary work), the payment of the bonus of 100 euros is not automatic “if the cumulative working time with the same employer is less than 20 hours”, warns the government in its file. hurry. “It will assume that the beneficiary expressly reports to one of his employers, preferably the one with whom the employment relationship is still ongoing, or failing that the one for which they worked the most hours during the month of October “. What about other situations? Linternaute.com summarizes them for you:

  • For retirees : you touch the minimum old age (ASPA) or the total amount of your pensions (general, complementary, survivor’s pension …) is less than 2,000 euros net in October 2021. “The assessment of resources will be made on the basis of basis of the amount of basic and supplementary retirement pensions (eg AGIRC-ARRCO), including survivors’ pensions [du mois d’octobre 2021]”, we say.
  • For the self-employed: you must have been in activity in October 2021 and have declared to Urssaf or to the MSA an activity income of less than 2,000 euros net per month “for the year 2020”, it is indicated. “The net income retained is that calculated during the annual declaration of income”, it is recalled. “If the activity is created over the period January-October 2021, this condition will be considered as satisfied”.
  • For autoentrepreneurs : your turnover 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 over the period, which corresponds to , taking into account the application of tax deductions according to the nature of their activity, to an average monthly turnover of: € 4,000 for craftsmen; € 6,897 for traders; € 3,030 for liberal professions “, we complete in the press kit.
  • For job seekers : you must not be in activity and your allowance must be less than 2,000 euros net.

Yes. The use of the 100 euros bonus is not regulated, unlike that of the energy check for example. Initially, the government wanted to set up a fuel check (read below), but the device turned out to be too complex to implement. As this premium is paid directly to your bank account, you can therefore use it as you wish (pay for groceries, fuel expenses, energy bills, etc.).