Deadline extended again for PAN and Aadhaar linking
The deadline for linking of Permanent Account Number - PAN and Aadhaar details of the Indian citizens has been extended yet again.
The Central Board of Direct Taxation has extended the deadline from June 30, 2018, to March 31, 2019.
The date has been forwarded for the fifth time by the Indian Government.
As per reports, more than 16.65 crore PANs out of 33 crore were linked with Aadhaar till March this year.
The government has made it mandatory to link the PAN and Aadhaar details to for filing Income Tax returns.
It also compulsory to provide Aadhaar details while applying for a new PAN number.
The extension comes based on the Supreme Court order earlier this year directing extension of the March 31, 2018 deadline for linking Aadhaar card with various other services.