All measures introduced
The 200 euro fuel bonus for private sector workers is back. This is provided for by the decree law on price transparency which, published today in the Official Gazette, will enter into force tomorrow. There is also a voucher of 60 euros for the purchase of season tickets for local, regional and interregional public transport services, that is, for national railway transport services.
FUEL BONUS – The bonus is for the purchase of fuel, sold by private employers to employees, in the period from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023. “The value of petrol vouchers or similar securities for the purchase of fuel, transferred by private employers to employees, in the period from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023, does not contribute to the formation of the worker’s income, if the amount does not exceed 200 euros per worker” reads the text.
TRANSPORT BONUS – The bonus, provided for by the decree on the transparency of fuel prices in the Official Journal, is recognized in favor of natural persons who in 2022 achieved a total income not exceeding 20,000 euros, in order to mitigate the impact of expensive energy on families , especially in relation to transport costs for students and workers. A fund will be set up with an endowment of 100 million euros for the year 2023, aimed at recognizing, within the limits of the endowment of the fund and until the resources are exhausted, this voucher which does not constitute taxable income of the beneficiary and is not relevant for the calculation of the value of the equivalent economic situation indicator.