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Personal services hope for 150,000 jobs to be created thanks to the instant tax credit in 2022

2021-06-21T04:52:45.037Z

The introduction in 2022 of a form of "third party payment" for the tax credit paid to individuals using a home service should help ...



The introduction in 2022 of a form of "third party payment" for the tax credit paid to individuals using a home service should help create 150 to 200,000 jobs over the next three years, in part by taking them out of work in black, estimated Thursday the Federation of services to individuals (FESP).

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This tax reform will lead to "

strong growth

" in the sector, rejoiced Maxime Aiach, president of the FESP, during a press conference. Currently, users of home services can recover from the tax authorities 50% of the sums committed to remunerate the employee who works at home, but with a one-year delay. With the introduction of the “

instant tax credit

”, expected in 2022, they will only pay 50% of the actual cost of the service, the State taking responsibility for paying the other half directly to the employee or the company. or provider association.

The burden of hidden work is currently estimated at around 30% in this sector, which includes the hours of housekeepers, gardeners, child minders or home help for the disabled or for seniors with loss of autonomy. By exempting the user from any cash advance, the device should make moonlighting “

less profitable

” than the legal service, according to the FESP: the working hour will cost the beneficiary of the service 7 euros net per hour in average, against 7.60 euros for black hours.

The measure should therefore lead to a switch of a large part of the hidden work towards the legal work, but also an increase in the consumption of services by those who already consumed them, and finally the arrival of new customers for this type of services, anticipates Mr. Aiach.

The sector, which "

weighs

" 18 billion euros in turnover, 820 million hours declared and 44,000 organizations in France (according to 2019 figures released Thursday), aspires to make its businesses "

as attractive as possible with training and better remuneration

”, underlined Mr. Aiach.

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With the health crisis, the French have understood the interest of going through an intermediary (company or association) to remunerate the employee, also underlined Antoine Grézaud, the director general of the FESP: these service providers were "

able to provide employees with protective equipment

”against Covid. "

People are now perhaps more able to open their door to an external speaker, if it is someone equipped and trained

", according to Mr. Grézaud. "

We must provide training and development prospects, get out of the logic of odd jobs

".

Source: lefigaro

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