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The end of paper receipts has been postponed to August 1

The systematic printing of checks in all stores was originally supposed to stop on April 1 for environmental reasons. Postponed due to inflation, we now know that the end of paper receipts will finally happen on August 1, according to the decree published this Saturday in the Official Journal.

This measure has already been postponed for the first time to January 1, also due to inflation.

The government has deemed it preferable to temporarily maintain this “benchmark” during this price waltz period.

“We have feedback from the field, we are negotiating with consumer associations, with big retailers who tell us that with inflation, many French people want to check the accuracy of the amount of purchases they make,” he explained. a few days ago the office of Olivia Grégoire, Minister Delegate in charge of SMEs, Commerce, Crafts and Tourism. In terms of the symbol, it was a pretty bad idea to remove it from April 1, when inflation is most important. »

Source: Le Parisien

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