Your purchasing power will increase in December? In addition to the decrease in the price of gas, there will be no major changes to the portfolio of the French. Like every month, Le Figaro made the point about this that will change.

• The drop in gas prices

Good news for the 4.6 million households that subscribe to the regulated tariffs of the gas: after seven months of continued increases, the curve of the rate-regulated gas will, in effect, reversed.

“December 1, 2018, the regulated Engie decreased by 2.4% compared to the scale in force since 1 November 2018”, and stated the regulatory Commission of energy (CRE) in a press release, November 23, 2018. Before continuing: “This decline is 0.8% for those who use gas for cooking, 1.5% for those who have a dual-purpose cooking and hot water, and 2.4% for households that heat with gas. These decreases are explained by the decrease of import prices observed in the wholesale markets for the first time since 6 months”.

as a reminder, the gas prices applied by Engie (ex-GDF Suez) soared 5.4% on the 1st November. Since the 1st of January, regulated prices of gas have increased by 16.4% and the increase of the invoice – by integrating the various taxes, is higher than 20%.

• The reimbursement of certain male condoms

from the 10th of December 2018, some male condoms will be reimbursed by health Insurance. This is supported by the health Insurance will, however, only condoms of the brand EDEN, manufactured by the laboratory Majorelle. Both men and women can buy them in a pharmacy on presentation of a prescription from a doctor or a midwife. The condoms will be reimbursed at the rate of 60% on the basis of a selling price amounting to 1.30 euros the box of 6, 2.60 euros the box of 12 and 5,20 euros per box of 24. The objective of the government is to strengthen the fight against sexually transmitted diseases and infections.

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• online correction of its statement of income

Until December 18, 2018, taxpayers have the opportunity to correct their income tax return if they have committed an error. In particular, it is possible to change the amount of income or potential income tax credits. The service is available on the site in the “Fix my return”.

• registration required for condominiums

condominiums of less than 50 lots have until December 31, 2018 to register on the national registry. Generally, the approach is made by the trustee, of the property and not by the co-owners. This approach to perform in-line on the website serves to facilitate the understanding of the condition of the buildings.

• The tax at the source comes in on 8 million of payroll records

Approximately 8 million employees will receive one or more pay slips prefigured with the mention of their sampling rate to the source as well as the amount corresponding to the indicative between October and December.

The tax will not be collected but the information will be communicated to the taxpayer to help it prepare for the switch to the withholding at the source.