The impossible preparation, at this stage, of the draft budget for 2021

Confinement and idle activity make it impossible to draft the finance bill. Bercy estimates that due to higher spending and lower tax revenues, the 2020 state budget is affected by a first deterioration in the balance of around 15 billion euros. Jean-Christophe MARMARA / Le Figaro Even if the impact of the crisis promises to […]

The coronavirus, a legitimate alibi against budgetary virtue

ANALYSIS – Obviously, there is no question of introducing budgetary reluctance into a public health debate. Emmanuel Macron and members of the government meet research actors mobilized in the fight against the coronavirus, Covid-19, at the Élysée Palace, on March 5, 2020. YOAN VALAT / REUTERS The hour is serious and the Minister for the […]