The Constitutional Council approves the financial bill for 2023

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The Constitutional Council approves Entry into force of the main provisions of the 2023 budgetand in particular:

  • abolition of the contribution to the added value of companies (CVAE) within two years. This is fully compensated for by local authorities by protecting a dynamic and localized resource. This new step in reducing production taxes for companies a reduction of eight billion euros. It should support re-industrialization on French soil.
  • expanding and strengthening shields against rising energy prices for households, communities and businesses. Electricity tax is kept at the minimum rate allowed by European law. For businesses, the tariff shield is completed by creating an “electrical buffer”. It will be applied from 1er January 2023, plus a meter to help energy-efficient businesses. This buffer against energy inflation is financed in particular by more than €11 billion from two exceptional contributions to energy producers.
  • 100 euro fuel allowance From January, it will be paid to employees who cannot do without their car.
  • introduction of surcharge for personal training account (CPF).specifically which job seekers will be exempted.

Enhanced funding of public service

The 2023 budget is ongoing strengthening of public services via:

  • a increasefor the third year in a row 8% of the resources of the Ministry of Justice,
  • the Strengthening the budget of the Ministry of Internal Affairs by 1.4 billion eurosstrengthen the presence of security forces on public roads, especially in accordance with the trajectory of the orientation and programming law of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (LOPMI),
  • a 3 billion euro increase in the budget of the “Defense” missionin accordance with the military programming law (MPL),
  • An increase of 3.7 billion euros in the National Education budget, to guarantee that no professor starts his career with less than 2000 euros net. This is a 10% increase in average salary From the beginning of the 2023 academic year.

Green transition, employment or lower tariffs at the heart of the 2023 budget

  • This 2023 budget reaffirms the priority given to the ecological transition. a two-billion-euro green fund dedicated to accelerating the ecological transition in their territories and by strengthening means dedicated to renewable energy, greening of daily traffic and also National biodiversity strategy.
  • The budget also supports the activities of local authorities and their local public services First increase in general operating grant (DGF) in 13 years, or 320 million euros. This will allow 95% of municipalities to increase or stabilize their DGF. €2.5 billion in financial support has been allocated through an electricity buffer and a renewed and expanded safety net to protect local authorities’ ability to invest in the face of rising energy prices.
  • The 2023 budget also preserves public policies that have returned France to full employment. Reach one million students by 2027, a An additional €6.7 billion of investment is dedicated to employment, learning and training.
  • Finally, this budget confirms the major reforms of the previous five-year period A 50 billion euro cut in mandatory fees for households and businesses. In 2022, the standard corporate tax rate will rise to 25%, and in 2023 the housing tax will be completely abolished for all French people.

This budget project has been the subject of discussion Unprecedented consultations with all parliamentary groups within the Dialogue de Bercy It was organized in September 2022, even before the text was submitted to the Council of Ministers. The parliamentary debate enriched the text with numerous measures for the benefit of, for example, families applying for childcare, local authorities, Corsica, foreign territories and veterans.

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