the federal government extends the support measures until the end of March

The federal government gave the final green light Friday to a package of economic support measures taken to get families and businesses through the coronavirus crisis. This is an extension of the measures until March 31.

We are talking here about tax measures, “the job market” and social, including the payment of a monthly bonus of 25 euros for beneficiaries of the integration income, the income guarantee for the elderly (GRAPA) or an income replacement allowance (ARR).


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The events sector – directly affected by the closures imposed by the circulation of the virus – will benefit, until March 31, from a reduction in social security charges. A tax credit has also been provided for non-recoverable expenses due, for example, to cancellation.

The simple right-to-bridge crisis is now granted from 40% loss of turnover (against 65% previously). This adjustment is a direct response to the restrictions (gauges and distancing measures) currently in force in the hotel and catering industry, culture and, more generally, all activities organized inside.

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