The aid of 100 euros, opened Monday morning, aims to help sixteen million French people who are forced to use their car to go to work.
At noon, already 250,000 requests had been sent via the tax site, climbing to 825,000 requests at 7 p.m., according to the Ministry of the Economy.
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This device thus replaces the discounts which reduced the refueling bill, in force in 2022. According to Matignon, the amount of 100 euros is equivalent to "
a discount of around 10 cents per litre
" at the pump, "
based on average journeys
” of the French, i.e. 12,000 kilometers over a year.
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In the 2023 budget, this new bonus represents an envelope of one billion euros, lower than the initial estimate of 1.5 billion euros.
The whatever the cost is over
," said Bruno Le Maire on
on Monday , "
this is a much more targeted system
To receive the check, several criteria must be met.
For example, you must not exceed a reference tax income of 14,700 euros in 2021 or be liable for property wealth tax.
Eligible persons have the opportunity to apply until February 28.