December 15, 2019 5:42 pm
PAN-Aadhaar card linking: The tax department has stressed that Aadhaar-PAN linking is “mandatory” for those filing an Income Tax Return (ITR).
February 07, 2019 5:14 pm
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Sushil Chandra said the Income Tax department has so far issued 42 crore permanent account numbers (PAN), of which 23 crore have been linked with Aadhaar.
March 27, 2018 9:32 pm
The government has already extended the deadline four times, from July 31 to August 5 to August 31 and then to March 31, due to difficulties faced by taxpayers while filing their income tax returns.
July 04, 2017 10:27 pm
The total number of PAN-Aadhaar linkages is about 7.36 crore, as per latest figures updated till today. Seeding of over a crore Aadhaar numbers in the PAN database has come about in the last one month," the official said.
July 02, 2017 1:11 pm
Almost 25,000 active enrolment centres across India will come under direct supervision of the authorities. It will also help to curb cases of overcharging by private operators as the government can closely monitor the enrolment and updation.
July 01, 2017 4:04 pm
The Central Board of Direct Taxes clarified that the apex court's order is a partial relief to those who do not have Aadhaar. Their PAN won't be canceled but they won't be able to file e-tax returns. Aadhhar is mandatory for applying for PAN with effect from July 1.
June 29, 2017 9:20 pm
The issuing and management of Aadhaar is done by the Unique Identification Authority of India. It has become mandatory for many services. The document is issued after submission of biometric data and is used primarily in the verification processes.
June 28, 2017 8:36 pm
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through an amendment to tax proposals in the Finance Bill for 2017-18 had made Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns and provided for linking of PAN with Aadhaar to check tax evasion through use of multiple PAN cards
June 08, 2017 9:51 pm
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Thursday said, "The government has constituted a technical committee that will prepare a white paper on this proposal in 30 days."
May 31, 2017 1:09 pm
Aadhaar can be linked with PAN using sms to either 567678 or 56161. "Aadhaar can also be seeded into PAN database by quoting Aadhaar in PAN application form for new PAN allotment or by quoting Aadhaar in change request form used for reprint of PAN card," read the advertisement