After heated debates in Parliament, deputies and senators finally agreed on the outlines of the exceptional back-to-school bonus.
What is it about ?
Who will this help benefit?
What is its amount?
When will it be paid?
takes stock of this new aid.
What are the conditions for receiving the exceptional back-to-school bonus?
Parliament decided during the examination of the 2022 amending finance bill. The bonus will be paid to beneficiaries of social minima, including the active solidarity income, the disabled adult allowance, the specific solidarity allowance and the solidarity allowance for the elderly.
Beneficiaries of personalized housing aid and scholarship students are also on the list of eligible French people.
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However, the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty specifies on its website that recipients of the activity bonus are also concerned.
In all, the exceptional back-to-school bonus will be paid to 10.8 million households, including 8 million beneficiaries of social minima and 2.8 million of the activity bonus.
How much is the premium and when will it be paid?
The amount of the premium will be 100 euros per household, to which will be added 50 euros per child.
This amount will be paid automatically to beneficiaries of social minima, APL and scholarship students.
For recipients of the activity bonus, the amount has yet to be defined.
For those who are above the social minima and who receive the activity bonus, an additional payment will be provided for the start of the school year in addition to the 4% increase in the activity bonus already planned for July
”, underlines Bercy au
The Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, indicated on
on August 4 that the exceptional back-to-school bonus will be used "
mainly to finance food shopping
The date of payment of the bonus will be specified in a decree which will be released in the coming weeks, certainly in September
," adds the Ministry of Finance.
The envelope of this aid is close to a total of 1.1 billion euros.
What is the difference with the back-to-school allowance?
If there is enough to get lost between the two aids, the exceptional back-to-school bonus may be added to the back-to-school allowance.
This will be paid on August 16 to families, subject to means, and aims to exclusively finance the start of the school year.
To benefit from the aid, the resources of the families, for the year 2020, must not exceed 25,370 euros for one child, 31,225 euros for two children, 37,080 euros for three children and 42,935 euros for four children, details the site. of the Family Allowance Fund.
It is possible to test the eligibility of your family for the allowance on the platform www.service-public.fr.
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Paid each year, the allowance was increased by 4% for this start of the school year, in order to compensate for inflation.
In all, the back-to-school allowance will be 376.98 euros for children aged 6 to 10, 397.78 euros for children aged 11 to 14 and 411.56 euros for adolescents aged 15. at 18 years old.