Inflation has been on the rise for several months. The purchasing power of the French suffers terribly. With rising fuel and food prices, most households can no longer keep up. Fortunately, the state don’t sit idly by.
To help citizens cope with this inflation, various aids have been updated. That’s not all, the government also offers various bonuses. Among them is the inflation premium. That said, can everyone claim it? What will the amount be? And when will it be paid?
Different payment dates?
The payment date of the inflation premium will not be the same for all beneficiaries. Depending on your situation, it is you can pay next weekor in the following months. Why so much difference?
The premium is intended above all to support the purchasing power of the most modest households. Secondly, Some days ago, on September 15, several households had already received this bonus. Haven’t you received your share yet? Don’t panic, in the next few weeks the allowance will land in your wallet.
The conditions for granting the inflation bonus
As mentioned above, the inflation premium will be paid on different dates. In this case, let us first mention the situations that give the right to this aid. Already, it should be noted that this help is reserved for a few families in a precarious situation. Therefore, an exceptional situation is required to obtain it.
First, the inflation premium is assigned to recipients of social minimums :
- Active solidarity income (RSA)
- Disabled Adult Allowance (AAH)
- The specific solidarity allowance (ASS)
- Solidarity allowance for older adults (ASPA)
It’s not just them; the inflation premium also directions :
- Beneficiaries of personalized housing assistance (APL)
- To scholarship students.
- To the beneficiaries of the activity bonus
In total, this year, this subsidy affects thean average of 10.8 million French households. According to statistics, 8 million beneficiaries for social minimums and 2.8 million for the activity bonus.
The premium payment schedule
Here it is important dates to remember in the premium payment schedule depending on your situation:
- September 27, 2022 if you are a beneficiary of the specific solidarity subsidy or the flat-rate monthly premium
- Mid-October for people over 65 who receive the solidarity subsidy for older adults
- Mid-November for beneficiaries of the activity bonus
In short, if you meet the aforementioned conditions, on one of these dates, the payment of your inflation premium will be made. However, it is possible thatadditional delay is added depending on your bank.
An envelope of more than 1,000 million euros
Within a statement sent to AFPBruno Le Maire pointed out that this inflation premium is:
“A guarantee of solidarity and social justice for families and for those who are strongly affected by inflation”
To show them that the State is doing everything possible to protect the social life of its people, this bonus It is in the law of purchasing power. In addition, its budget is determined in the reform of the finance law.
In total, this expense presents a sum between 1 and 1,100 million euros, according to the Minister of Economy. One billion euros for 10.8 million households. How much does this represent for each family?
The amounts of the inflation bonus
For all households that meet the eligibility conditions, on the corresponding date, they will receive an initial sum of 100 euros. This is only the initial price, since 50 euros per dependent child is added to this value.
Do these figures remind you of the exceptional bonus back to school? You are right, they are exactly the same numbers and the same principle. However, there is an exception for those who receive the activity bonus.
On the Public Service website, you can read:
“People who receive the activity bonus are also entitled to this: the amount of their aid will be €28, to which €14 per dependent child is added. This payment will be made in mid-November.
In any case, it is a new offer that adds to the 4% revaluation of the activity bonus since July. The objective of this bonus is to support the purchasing power of low-income workers.
Procedures for getting help
if you fill all the conditions to obtainthat is to say that you are a beneficiary of any of the aforementioned subsidies, what must you do to obtain the inflation bonus?
Rest assured, like most CAF assignments, this bonus is paid automatically. In other words, you don’t have to do anything. You just have to wait for the payment date.
If you are in social minimums, the Family Allowance Fund will pay the 100 euros automatically on the scheduled date. For job seekers, the Pôle emploi is responsible for payment.
Inflation bond: make a claim?
What to do if you have not received the back to school bonus? You meet all conditions, payment date exceeded, but no amount? In this situation, the first thing you should do is verify your eligibility.
If you are eligible, you must file a claim with the responsible organization. To do this, you can contact them to let them know your situation. it is better to do this by email or phone.
Therefore, you must contact the customer advisor:
- For CAF, go to space ” My account “ app or call 3230;
- For the Pôle emploi, connecting to your personal space or dialing 3949;
- For retirement insurance enter your private space or by calling 3960;
- For the CROUS, go to “Aid” from the Mes Services Étudiants website or contact your office.
Also don’t forget check bank details available to CAF, Pôle emploi, Pension Fund or CROUS if they are up to date.
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