Pouvoir d’achat : l’allocation de rentrée scolaire versée dès ce mardi 16 août

Purchasing Power: Back-to-school allowance payable from Tuesday, August 16th

We finally know when the back-to-school allowance will be paid. But it is worth noting that this year will be slightly different from other years. It will be necessary to wait a few days for a supplement corresponding to a revaluation of 4% of the assistance provided by the purchasing power law. Don’t worry, Objeko’s editorial staff will tell you all about it. are you ready ?

Reassessment of back-to-school allowance

As is the case every year, the back-to-school allowance goes to the parents’ bank account. This allows, in particular, families with at least one child to attend school between the ages of 6 and 18 to finance part of the expenses related to the start of the school year; Like buying school supplies. Know that there is good news for this year. In fact, with the adoption of the purchasing power law, the Back to School Allowance (ARS) has been increased. Eligible parents will be able to receive an additional 4%.

And knowing that it was done at the last minute, led to some schedule changes. In fact, if you normally have everything at once, then this time it will be in two. Thus, the amount of ARS this year is 376.98 euros for children from 6 to 10 years old. For children ages 11-14, the back-to-school allowance is 397.78. And for teens aged 15-18, it’s even more. We are around 411.56 euros. Not bad, right?

When will the ARS be paid?

First of all, the first payment, which includes the amount of the allowance without re-evaluation, will be sent on Tuesday, August 16. Then, at the beginning of September 2022, the parents will receive the revaluation amount, an additional 4%. As a reminder, ARS is allocated on resource terms to each child between the ages of 6 and 18. At the start of the 2022 school year, your resources for 2020 are as a reference: €25,370 for a dependent child, €31,225 for two, €37,080 for three children, then €5855 for each additional child.

In the case of children between the ages of 6 and 15, parents already registered with CAF do not have to take any steps to obtain ARS. Those with a child under the age of six entering CP must submit a school certificate to CAF. Finally, parents of teens aged 16-18 must confirm whether their child is still in school, studying or learning online.

What exactly is a back-to-school allowance?

The allowance is intended to reduce the cost of going back to school for families, and each year the allowance weighs in on its critics. In fact, some people think that it is only used to buy pleasure more than anything else. However, according to a recent study by CAF, the back-to-school allowance was used primarily to purchase school supplies (95%). Then comes clothing, insurance, restaurant, and transportation expenses (42%).

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