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Mandatory To Link PAN-Aadhaar By Dec 31: Income Tax Department

New Delhi: It’s obligatory to hyperlink your everlasting account quantity (PAN) with Aadhaar by the tip of this 12 months, the Earnings Tax Division stated in a public message on Sunday.

“Building a better tomorrow! To reap seamless benefits of income tax services, complete the vital link before 31st December, 2019,” the division stated.

It’s obligatory to hyperlink your PAN with Aadhaar, in line with the general public message issued a fortnight earlier than the deadline ends.

The deadline to hyperlink the PAN with Aadhaar was prolonged until December 31 by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) via an order issued in September this 12 months.

Earlier, the deadline for this linkage was September 30.

The CBDT frames coverage for the Earnings Tax Division.

The Supreme Courtroom, in September final 12 months, had declared the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally legitimate and held that the biometric ID would stay obligatory for the submitting of I-T returns and allotment of PAN.

Part 139 AA (2) of the Earnings Tax Act says that each particular person having PAN as on July 1, 2017, and is eligible to acquire Aadhaar, should intimate his Aadhaar quantity to tax authorities.

Aadhaar is issued by the Distinctive Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to a resident of India and PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric quantity allotted by the I-T Division to an individual, agency or entity.

(PTI)

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