Renewal of extraordinary buying power bonus (PEPA) - Reminder: payment deadline March 31, 2022

Last up dating on Friday 25 March 2022

Government has renewed extraordinary buying power bonus (PEPA).

This bonus may be paid to March 31, 2022. It is exempt from all statutory and conventional social security contributions and income tax, provided following conditions are met:

  • The amount of bonus cannot exceed € 2000 for companies with less than 50 employees,
  • Payment must be made the latest on March 31, 2022,
  • At time of bonus payment, the employee must have an employment contrat and for 12 months prior to this payment, their remuneration must be lower to three times value of annual SMIC corresponding to work duration expected on work contract.

PEPA bonus must be declared via social voucher in field "bonuses and allowances".