Thing promised, thing due. The government communicates on its aid plan "in favour of the trade of proximity, of crafts, trades and independent," then that opens the general discussion of his 3rd amending budget of the year in the national Assembly Monday, June 29.
The measures have obviously delivered in the pain. "It took 15 fucking interdepartmental meetings ", plague a minister who has participated in their development. It must be said that the disappearance of small shops or small independent is less visible than the ads of the social plans... and yet, It is to avoid what may " quickly become the first social plan in France, which will not make the headlines ", is concerned the secretary of State Agnès Pannier-Runacher in Bercy. "According to the territories concerned, 15% to 35% of these small businesses are asking the question of whether they will be able to finish the year," she says.
For the most part, it is a question of reinstating the exemptions from social charges already announced at the time of the presentation of the third draft of the finance law for traders who have had to close their doors in the containment. Very small businesses, with fewer than 10 employees, will receive a cancellation of employers ' social security contributions for three months in respect of the months of march, April and may. This representative 400 million euros of budget. In the tourism sector, including restaurants, hospitality, but also the events, the culture or the sport, these exemptions will be extended until June.
in addition, the solidarity fund, which offers 1 500 euros for very small businesses, will be extended until June (excluding the tourism sector, where it has been extended until the end of the year). The condition of refusal of the loan guaranteed by the State for the benefit of the second pane of the fund, distributed by the regions (up to eur 5 000 or 10 000 in the tourism sector), will be removed. It should be 500 million additional euros.
Assist with the transition to digital and to prevent the desertification of town centres
As promised several weeks ago, the contracts Madelin, as well as the employee savings plans, individual retirement from the law Covenant, will be used exceptionally, but in the limit of 8,000 euros, 2, 000 euros tax exempt.
The government also promises to promote the digital development of small-scale traders to enable them to increase their revenue, either by raising awareness or developing the distance selling or simply the " click and collect ". This component should be financed in the framework of the recovery plan of the economy in preparation, expected to be unveiled in detail at the end of August or beginning of September. The State Bank and the territories that promise to be " alongside of communities to initiate major actions in the transition to digital, which allow for the revitalization of commerce in city centres, located in the fragile areas "... " The challenge is massive in France. According to the Federation of the clothing industry, 78 % of their TPE do not have a digital solution, " says Agnès Pannier-Runacher.
Before the increased risk of desertification of city centres and centres-villages, with the mass closure of small businesses, the government has announced that it will mobilize the Bank's territories, driven by the Caisse des dépôts, to help land already existing to acquire and renovate at least 6 000 shops in five years ". Operations designed to fight "against the vacancy of trade has doubled in France over the past ten years "and to" offer of premises at low rent to merchants and artisans, " explains the press kit unveiled by the executive. In the finance bill 2021, the State will compensate 50% of the communes and groupings, inter-that exonéreront the companies contributions to land business, and not just 30 %.
A communication campaign will be finally released " in the fall to promote the craft and trade of proximity with consumers and young people ".