Infotech The government in favor of increasing the ceiling for restaurant tickets to 25 euros

The government in favor of increasing the ceiling for restaurant tickets to 25 euros





The Minister of the Economy Bruno Le Maire said to himself ” ready “ to increase the daily ceiling for restaurant vouchers from 19 to 25 euros, as demanded by many deputies in the context of the parliamentary debate on purchasing power, he declared this Friday, July 22.

“I am ready to increase the value (usable per day) of restaurant tickets from 19 to 25 euros”he said on RMC / BFMTV, believing that it is a “good suggestion” coming from the opposition within the framework of the amending finance bill currently being examined by Parliament.

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“It is a proposal that is made by deputies as well Republicans, as socialists or ecologists, I find that it is a good proposal (…). I take it “he pointed out.

Change of opinion

Restaurant vouchers, distributed by companies to their employees, are often used by the latter to do their food shopping, expenses which have increased in recent months due to inflation.

Already during the health crisis, the value of restaurant vouchers had been doubled and their conditions of use relaxed, to support the activity of restaurants hard hit by the restrictions.

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Initially the Minister of the Economy was not in favor of a new gesture on meal vouchers.

“Anything that has a significant budgetary cost, I look at it with great caution”he explained again on Friday.



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