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Key french social figures - 2017

Minimum wage :
9.76€ gross (before employer contributions) per hour, since 1/1/17
1 480.30 € for 35 hours/week
1 691.73 € for 39 hours/week with 4 hours overtime at 125% (only for companies with less than 10 employees)


Social security limit
 

 
2016
2017
Yearly
38 616 €
39 228 €
Monthly
3 2118 €
3 269 €
Weekly
743 €
754 €
Daily
177 €
180 €
 Hourly (applicable for < 5 hours' work)
24 €
24 €


Professional expenses:
Professional expenses reimbursed on the basis of a fixed amount are not subject to contributions (or to obligation of keeping receipts) as long as they are within the limits below * :

  Max deductible
 Meal at location outside the company 9.00 €
 Meal taken in the workplace 6.40 €
 Meal taken at a restaurant during business trip 18.40€
 Overnight business trip **
  - accommodation & breakfast (French department n°s 75-92-93-94)
  - accommodation & breakfast (other departments within France)

65.80€
48.90€
* Subject to the declaration of real professional fees
** For the first three months. Beyond three months, the reimbursed amount is reduced by 15%. Beyond 2 years, the amount is reduced by 30%.

More detailed figures are given in the French version of this website....