The new electricity bill payment assistance counter for businesses opens this Saturday, October 19 for the months of September and October 2022. Explanations.
Boost for business. Faced with soaring energy prices, the government is setting up a new bill payment aid, announced this Friday, November 18 the Ministry of Economy and Finance, according to information from the Parisian.
“More efficient, simpler and faster”
This new device is indeed supposed to be “more efficient, simple and quick”, promises Bruno Le Maire. the portal open from this Saturday, November 19 on the site impots.gouv.fr. For requests covering the period of November-December, the counter will not open until the beginning of 2023, specifies France info.
To simplify the procedures, the General Directorate of Public Finance (DGFiP) is reducing the number of supporting documents requested, reports the Parisian. Only energy bills will be requested “for companies claiming aid capped at 4 million euros”, according to Bercy.
Payment times will be fasterbetween 10 and 15 days.
Finally, “the amount of aid will be proportional to the increase in the gas or electricity bill”. The aid should make it possible to distribute 10 billion euros to companies of all sizes by the end of 2023.
These may benefit from a monthly aid ranging from 4 to 50 million, even up to 150 million eurosin addition to the tariff shield provided for VSEs, specifies TF1 Info.
The 150 million sectors concerned are exposed to a risk of carbon leakage and that these companies have seen the price of their energy bill increased by 50% over the period of aid requested compared to the average price paid in 2021. also that their energy expenses represented more than 6% of their turnover in the first half of 2022.
To find out the precise amount that companies can benefit from, the government is proposing a simulation on sound site.