Date 16th Feb 2019: In the recent report CBDT (Central Board of District Taxation) said that “it is mandatory to link aadhaar card with pan card before the 31st March to fill income Tax return”
Date 01-04-2019 News on Government extends the Deadline Date for linking PAN with Aadhaar till September 30 !!
As we all know to file income tax returns it must be linked up PAN with Aadhaar card necessary. that’s why parliament of India gave the chance to all people to link their PAN card with their Aadhaar card before 31st March 2019. But now the Government of India has announced on April 1, 2019 that the Linking PAN-Aadhaar card date escalated to 30th September. If you have not done till now don’t worry now you can do that till the declared date by the online pan-aadhaar linking process.
Pan Card & Aadhaar card Linking Is Mandatory
CBDT informed citizens of India by publishing advisory that in September 2018, constitutional bench of the supreme court showed a green flag for constitutional validation of aadhaar card. Also as per order of income tax act, 1961 section 139A & central board of direct taxes dated 30th June 2018, ITR fillers need to link pan card with aadhaar card.
On 6th February, Supreme court also complied with pan and aadhar linking mandatory for IT returns subject. Judges A K Sikari & S Abdul Nazir informed media about the decision of a supreme court in this matter.
Although the supreme court pointed out that it’s not mandatory to link aadhaar with a bank account, mobile number and in the school admission process.
The ex-chairman of CBDT Sushil Chandra informed in the starting of this month that from total 42 crores issued pan cards, 23 crores pan holders linked their pan card with aadhaar card. He also said that after pan aadhaar and bank account linking CBDT can watch over every transaction of the citizens.