The Macron bonus becomes the value sharing bonus (PPV)
It took more than 6 hours of debate on the interest of paying bonuses to employees rather than pay rises, before the deputies adopted by 327 votes against 119 the bill on emergency measures for the protection of power. of purchase. And in particular article 1 giving rise to the value sharing bonus (PPV).
The value sharing bonus (PPV) could reach 6000 euros
Subject to final adoption by Parliament, the amount of the PPV could reach 6,000 euros in companies that have signed profit-sharing agreements. That is three times more than the Macron (Pepa) bonus. This transitional arrangement would be valid until December 31, 2023.
Its amount may differ according to the beneficiaries depending on the remuneration, the level of classification, the seniority in the company, the duration of effective presence during the past year or the duration of work provided for in the employment contract. “, specifies the text. Then, depending on your salary, the social and tax regime of the PPV should vary.
- If you earn less than 3 times the minimum wage per month
The amount of the PPV will be exempt from employee and employer social contributions, CSG and CRDS and not taxable on income.
- If you earn more than 3 times the minimum wage per month
The amount of the PPV will be exempt from employee and employer social security contributions, but you will be subject to CSG and CRDS and income tax.
In order to preserve companies’ cash flow, the PPV could be paid in installments during the calendar year. If by chance you had already received a Macron (Pepa) bonus at the start of 2022, you are eligible for the PPV (if your employer decides to set it up of course) but the total amount exempt from tax on the income for the year 2022 may not exceed 6,000 euros.
But how much will your PPV really be?
Obviously impossible to predict because the amount is left to the discretion of employers who will agree to pay it. And note that the payment of the PPV like the Macron bonus in its time, is not compulsory. Your employer can completely pass. According to the impact study carried out by the government, more than 15 million people benefited from the Macron (Pepa) bonus between 2019 and 2022 for an average amount of 542 euros. “This PPV should allow companies to manage the level of wage contraction caused by the increases in the minimum wage on January 1 and May 1. Supervisors and the first levels of executives have seen their salaries approach the level of the minimum wage. This PPV could be intended for them, ”analyzes Nicolas Mancret, social law lawyer at Jeantet.
PPV rules set to change on January 1, 2024
From January 1, 2024, everyone should be housed in the same boat, regardless of their salary level. The social and tax regime of the PPV would be aligned with that of profit-sharing and participation. To know :
Exemption from social security contributions
income tax liability
· Subject to al CSG/CRDS.