Sickness benefits soon to be extended to the liberal professions

Sickness benefits soon to be extended to the liberal professions

The government tabled an amendment to the Social Security budget to compensate the Liberals for the first three months of work stoppage. If it is voted, a new contribution will be introduced. Nearly a million liberal professionals could soon experience a small revolution. Caregivers, accountants, notaries, pharmacists, bailiffs, insurance agents, veterinarians and other self-employed people who contribute for their retirement to the Cipav could benefit from the introduction, from July 2021, of daily sickness allowances,…

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Coronavirus: France has entered a recession

Coronavirus: France has entered a recession

GDP plunged 6% in the first quarter of 2020, according to a first estimate from the Banque de France, unveiled this Wednesday morning. The worst decline since the end of World War II, after an already negative last quarter of 2019. Some sectors, including construction and market services, have seen their activity drop by more than half due to containment measures. This is only an estimate for the time being. According to the Banque de…

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Tax evasion: Bercy’s new wealth of information on foreign bank accounts

Tax evasion: Bercy’s new wealth of information on foreign bank accounts

Since the entry into force of the automatic exchange of information, the tax authorities have received information on 3.5 million foreign accounts held by French taxpayers. 86 countries transmitted data, including Switzerland, Luxembourg and tax havens such as Panama or the Cayman Islands. Tax transparency, information exchange, reporting by country … For ten years, international cooperation in the fight against tax evasion has given rise to new tools. What results do they produce, once in…

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Macif confirms its interest in acquiring Aviva France

Macif confirms its interest in acquiring Aviva France

The mutualist, who has just married Aésio to give birth to the Aéma group, confirms his interest in taking over Aviva France, the subsidiary of the British insurer on sale since last summer. The Macif comes out of the woods. Barely married with Aésio Mutuelle to create Aéma, the mutual insurer confirmed on Tuesday its interest in taking over Aviva France. “It is not a mystery that within Aéma Groupe we are studying the possibility…

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The rebound in China sparks wool prices

The rebound in China sparks wool prices

For several weeks, euphoria has returned to the wool market in Australia, the world’s largest producer. The second wave and the restrictive measures in Europe threaten the market with a further collapse in prices. For several weeks, euphoria has returned to the wool market in Australia, the world’s largest producer. According to the Eastern Market Indicator, the benchmark index, the price per kilo has jumped 42% since September to reach 12.19 Australian dollars, or 7.36…

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Budget 2020: the government shows its efforts in favor of ecology

Budget 2020: the government shows its efforts in favor of ecology

The finance bill provides for an increase of 500 million euros in the credits allocated to the French transport infrastructure financing agency. But the abandonment of the carbon tax reduces the means available for investments in ecological transition. The world summits for the climate, the marches organized in the big metropolises, the repeated episodes of heat wave and the good score of the list of Europe Ecology-The Greens convinced the government to “green” its draft…

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