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Fuel allowance: are electric cars eligible?

From January 16, it will be possible to request a fuel allowance of €100. Will electric cars be affected?

There are only a few days left to wait for the approximately 10 million low-income workers affected by the fuel allowance. Indeed, from next January 16, they will be able to go to the tax site to make a request in order to receive their aid of €100 directly in their bank account. A little boost put in place by the government, in order to compensate for the rise in prices, especially since it has been particularly significant for the past few days. Indeed, unleaded has gone back to more than 2 euros at many service stations, while GPL even exceeded the 1 euro mark. In particular, the end of the discount of 10 cents set up by the State.

Several conditions

Be careful, because to be able to take advantage of this new measure proposed by our leaders, you must meet certain criteria. And in particular display a monthly reference income below the bar of 14,000 € per year and per person. This means that the allowance can be allocated to several members of the same household. It is then paid in one go, directly into the bank account of the persons concerned. Applicants must also attest on their honor that they have need their car every day to go to their place of work, via a certificate to also be provided in the file.

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What about electric?

But if it is logical that thermal cars are concerned, what about electric ones? Well, as confirmed by Aurore Bergé, president of the Renaissance group at the National Assembly, the latter are also well eligible for this aid, as are the hybrids and plug-in hybrids. On the other hand, this will not be the case for people looking for work, although she specifies that they are already ” extensive help on mobility issues« .

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