Linking of Aadhaar number with PAN extends to September 30, 2019

Apr 02, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Central Board of Direct Taxes(CBDT) on March 31, 2019, has notified that every person who has been allotted permanent account number as on July 01, 2017, and who is eligible to obtain Aadhaar number, shall intimate his Aadhaar number to the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Principal Director of Income-tax (Systems) in the form and manner specified in Notification No. 7 dated June 29, 2017 issued by the Principal Director General of Income Tax (Systems) by September 30, 2019.

However, notwithstanding the last date of linking of Aadhaar number with PAN being extended to September 30, 2019 in para 1 above, it is also made clear in Circular No. 6 of 2019 that with effect from April 01, 2019, it is mandatory to quote Aadhaar number while filing the return of income. It is also made clear that the returns being filed either electronically or manually cannot be filed without quoting the Aadhaar number.

[Notification No. 31/2019 (S.O. 1495(E))]

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