Carpooling bonus, free condoms, Smic… What’s changing on January 1, 2023

Car: zero interest loan to buy a cleaner car

Getting a clean car with a zero interest loan, this is possible from January 1, 2023 in the “low mobility emission zone” (ZFE-m) and for two years of experience.

To benefit from this, interested individuals or companies must be located in the following locations:

  • which part of its territory is intermunicipal “Mobility Low Emission Zone” (ZFE-m) regularly exceeds air quality standards
  • intercommunity bordering on the latter.

Carpooling: €100 bonus for first-time drivers in 2023

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Specifically, Drivers who start driving in January 2023 will receive a bonus of 100 euros.paid by carpooling platforms in the form of a progressive payment:

  • First part of car park 1 (minimum €25)
  • the rest on the 10th car park, within 3 months after the first car park.

Fast food: the end of disposable packaging on the ground

Cups, lids, plates, bowls, cutlery… Fast food restaurants must use reusable containers for food and drinks served in the restaurant from January 1, implementing anti-waste legislation for a circular economy.

Clothing: Commitment to trace the origin of textile products sold in France

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By January 1, 2023 this applies to companies with a turnover of more than 50 million euros and responsible for bringing at least 25,000 units of the relevant product to the national market each year.

Extension of the tariff shield for gas and electricity

From January 1, 2023 The increase in regulated natural gas sales rates will be limited to 15% for both residential consumers and all condominiums with individual natural gas supply contracts.I.

The electricity price shield, which limits the increase of regulated electricity prices to 15%, will be applied from February 1, 2023.

Professionals and communities: electric damper installation

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Come to the rescue All SMEs ineligible for the tariff shield, as well as all SME-like structures and non-competitive structuresThe government is implementing an “electricity buffer” from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023.

Specifically, The state covers 50% of the bill (energy share) above 180 euros/MW and up to 500 euros/MW. The aid will be included directly in consumers’ electricity bills and the government will compensate suppliers..

After rising 0.9% in January 2022, 2.65% in May 2022, and then 2.01% in August 2022,
Smic increased by 1.81% on January 1, 2023
, an increase of 6.6% in one year.

The monthly minimum wage for a full-time job will be 1709.28 euros gross. Net will rise to 1353.07 euros. The total hourly minimum wage will be 11.27 euros.

Fuel allowance for the most humble workers

To take from the discount at the pump ending on December 31, 2022, a From January 2023, 10 million of the most modest workers will be paid a fuel allowance of 100 euros for the whole year.
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This is a lump sum benefit for 2023
Per household share income of households in the top five.

This assistance will be applicable to any vehicle, including two-wheelers.

Apprenticeship: the amount of the recruitment bonus varies

From January 1, 2023, the amounts of assistance for employment of apprentices and workers under the age of 30 under a professional contract will change.

assistance in the amount of From January 1 to December 31, 2023, all companies will be paid 6,000 euros for the first year of contract execution for contracts concluded with work-study students, minors or adults..

New Common Agricultural Policy for 2023-2027

The French National Strategic Plan (PSN) for the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP 2023-2027) enters into force on 1 January 2023.

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It is in line with a strategic planning document drawn up with European regulations to promote the development of the agricultural and forestry sectors, support the farmer-initiated agro-ecological transition and ensure the social and economic development of rural areas.

Product insurance reform

A new crop insurance system will be implemented from January 1, 2023 to further protect farmers affected by climate events..

In concrete terms, it is a new framework for the development of crop insurance based on national solidarity and risk sharing between the government, farmers and insurance companies.

The end of the elimination of male offspring in the ovarian sector

Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty

From January 1, 2023, no more male chickens intended for shell egg production will be destroyed.

This initiative will also be implemented at European level to achieve similar behavior in all Member States of the Union, especially through Animal welfare rules announced by the European Commission for 2023.

The evolution of the “decent housing” specialty

By January 1, 2023 A dwelling will be considered energy efficient if the DPE (Diagnosis of Energy Performance) shows a final energy of less than 450 kW/m² per square meter..
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Apartments whose energy consumption exceeds this value can no longer be rented.

This measure only applies to new leases entered into on or after January 1, 2023.

Automatic payment of child support

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From January 1, 2023 as soon as alimony is determined, regardless of the type of decision (judicial divorce, out-of-court divorce by mutual consent, a judge’s decision on the exercise of parental authority for unmarried or divorced parents, enforcement rights issued by CAF, etc.), Financial mediation by the Alimony Collection and Mediation Agency (ARIPA) will be automatic – when both parents do not jointly object to it or the judge rejects it.

New big family card

The great family card created in 1921 is being modernized! From January 1, 2023, the national printing company IN Groupe will take over the management of the card issued by SNCF until now.

Change of name by decree: Publication in the Official Journal will be free of charge on January 1, 2023

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The publication of a preliminary announcement in the Official Journal (JO) regarding the change of surname by decree will be free from January 1, 2023.. Until that date, requests to publish a name change cost €110 per ad.

Monitoring of telephone conversations

From January 1, 2023, commercial search platforms will no longer be able to call you from numbers starting with 06 or 07., is associated with mobile phones in everyone’s mind. They must use numbers starting with 09.

Free condoms in pharmacies for 18-25 year olds

From January 1, 2023, the use of male condoms in pharmacies will be free for 18-25-year-olds.

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University Health Services (SSU) is becoming Student Health Services (SSE).

To extend access to all higher education students, university health services (SSU) will become student health services (SSE) from 1 January 2023.

The missions of these services will be strengthened to integrate all areas of student health.

Revaluation of pensions and minimum age pensions

On January 1, 2023, the revaluation of pensions will be 0.8%. Solidarity allowance for the elderly (ASPA), also known as the minimum old age, will be increased to €961 per month for single people and €1,492 per month for couples.

Disability compensation benefits apply to people with mental disabilities

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To facilitate the independence of people with mental disabilities, The criteria for human assistance eligibility for Disability Compensation Allowance (PCH) apply to people who are deaf, blind or have an intellectual, cognitive or psychological disability..

A new joint body of public administrators

As part of the reforms in the senior civil service, from January 1, 2023, former high-ranking state administrative bodies will join the new body of public administrators.

Mandatory use of single window for carrying out formalities

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By January 1, 2023
will replace six networks of business clearance centers (CFEs) and the Guichet entreprises website. Its use will be mandatory for all formalities and any type of business.
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