Heating allocations for this year will remain at the same levels as last year. The expected changes relate to income criteria, while the double bonus has been “reduced” this year for those who gave up natural gas last year.
In particular, the heating allowance will range from 100 to 800 euros, but with improved criteria for families who could see an increase in the income limit of up to 2,000 euros per child.
It is noteworthy that for this year the double bonus for those who left natural gas last year was “cut off” due to the energy crisis, while it is not yet known what will be done with natural gas. Heating oilThe price of the transaction will determine whether there will be government intervention or not.
The annual income to which the bonus will be granted this year is determined as follows:
- The income limit per person is maintained at €16,000. For married people or those who have concluded a cohabitation agreement without dependent children, the maximum remains at €24,000. Also, for each single-parent family, the basic limit without the increase due for a child or children is again set at €27,000.
- The increase increases the limits for each dependent child from 3,000 to 5,000 euros.
The total income limits for families will be as follows:
- From 27,000 to 29,000 euros per family of two parents and one child
- From 30,000 to 34,000 euros per family of two parents and two children
- From 33,000 to 39,000 euros per family of two parents and three children
- From 36,000 to 44,000 euros per family of two parents and four children
- From 30,000 to 32,000 euros per family with one parent and one child
- From 33,000 to 37,000 euros per family of one parent and two children
- From 36,000 to 42,000 euros per family of one parent and three children
- From 39,000 to 47,000 euros per family of one parent and four children
Finally, the Ownership standards For single beneficiaries it is 200,000 euros. For married couples, 300 thousand euros.
Subsidized fuels are heating oil, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, firewood and pellets. As for beneficiaries who stopped using natural gas for heating and switched to oil or other heating means, the allowance amounts will not be doubled as was the case last year.
From October 13 get rid of oil
It should be noted that on Friday, October 13 (and not on the 15th because it falls on a Sunday), when the distribution of heating oil begins, citizens will be asked to pay – depending on the conditions of the day – about 1.5 euros per liter, also assessing fuel market factors.
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