Conjuncture

Hubert Mongon (UIMM): “Do everything to ensure that confinement does not prevent the restart of activity”

Health measures to protect employees, government aid, prospects for resumption of activity: three weeks after the entry into force of the confinement, the general delegate of the Union of industries and metallurgy trades (UIMM), Hubert Mongon, makes update on the economic and social situation of the industry in an interview with “Echos”. In the metallurgy, […]

Budget Taxation

Budget 2020: Macron opts for caution so as not to wake up social tensions

The government presents this Friday its finance bill for 2020. Strong tax cuts for households, concern to avoid major cuts in public spending: the text bears the mark of the social crisis of last winter, in an uncertain economic context. As a result, the real fall in the deficit should remain very limited, at 2.2% […]

Social

Coronavirus: Social Security accounts will be permanently weighed down by the crisis

The government presented this Tuesday the draft social security budget for 2021. The projected deficits exceed 20 billion euros per year until 2024. The 4 billion euros in savings from Medicare in 2021 will be far from compensating for new spending and lost revenue. Next year the economy will rebound. At least everyone hopes so. […]

Social

The autonomy branch of Social Security is born with 31 billion

The Minister of Health, Olivier Véran, and the delegate of Public Accounts, Olivier Dussopt, explained on Tuesday how they intended to set up this new branch of Social Security. The National Solidarity Fund for Autonomy will manage it. It will receive 22% of the revenues of the CSG. He is a beautiful baby, who already […]

Social

Sickness benefits soon to be extended to the liberal professions

The government tabled an amendment to the Social Security budget to compensate the Liberals for the first three months of work stoppage. If it is voted, a new contribution will be introduced. Nearly a million liberal professionals could soon experience a small revolution. Caregivers, accountants, notaries, pharmacists, bailiffs, insurance agents, veterinarians and other self-employed people […]

Budget Taxation

2020 budget: the state deficit remains at an extremely high level

If the public deficit shows a sharp decline in front, the balance of the State alone should remain at extremely high thresholds, close to 100 billion euros. The government still promises a modest drop next year, due to a natural evolution of rather generous revenues. While defending its budget for 2020, the government is praising […]

Social

Budget 2021: how hospitals will get rid of a third of their debt

The Social Security budget plan provides for transferring 13 billion in hospital debt to the Social Debt Redemption Fund. The funding program will be spread over a maximum of fifteen years. This time will be the right one. It has been almost a year since the government promised hospitals to take over a third of […]