1 Smic increase
The Smic is experiencing a further increase, with a revaluation of 2.01% on August 1. For a full-time job, a person will now receive €1,329.06 net per month. In May, the Smic had already been revalued by 2.65%.
2 Revaluation of the Livret A and the Livret d’épargne populaire
Good news for those who want to save. The Livret A rate will drop from 1% to 2% on Monday, its highest level since 2012. As a reminder, the Livret A ceiling is €22,950 for individuals and €76,500 for associations.
The People’s Savings Book will also see a nice increase, with a rate going from 2.2% to 4.6%. You can check on the Service Public site if you are eligible for the opening of this booklet.
3 Extension of the discount at the pump
Initially scheduled until July 31, the 18-cent boost at the pump was finally extended by the government until August 31. Bruno Le Maire has announced that he wants to extend this aid until the end of the year, with a 30 cent discount in September and October then 10 cents in November and December.
Total Energies, for its part, promised discounts of 20 cents then 10 cents, until the end of December 2022.
4 Revaluation of the index point of civil servants
5.7 million public servants will have a good surprise on their pay slip for the month of August. Their salary will increase by 3.5%, thanks to government announcements at the end of June. This increase is effective retroactively to July wages.
5 Increase in social benefits
The increases in certain social benefits, up to 4%, were included in the bill on purchasing power. Among them, the allowance for disabled adults, the RSA or the minimum old age. These increases are retroactive to July 1.
6 The Macron bonus tripled
Still within the framework of the bill on purchasing power, the Macron bonus sees its ceiling tripled from August 1. Each company will be able to pay its employees up to 3,000 euros in bonuses, and even up to 6,000 euros if a profit-sharing agreement exists. To benefit from this bonus, the salary must not exceed three times the minimum wage. According to the impact study carried out by the government, ?542 euros were paid on average between 2019 and 2022.
7 End of scientific advice and the state of health emergency
Almost two and a half years after the start of the pandemic, the state of health emergency ends on August 1. The text, adopted on July 26, provides for the end of the sanitary pass, confinement and curfew. This Monday also marks the end of the Scientific Council, after 300 meetings and more than 80 notes and opinions.
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