March 28, 2018
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has released a notification yesterday stating that the deadline to link Aadhaar Number with PAN Card has been extended from March 31, 2018 to June 30th, 2018.
The aforesaid notification has been released in the wake of Supreme Court’s March 13 order directing that the requirement of mandatory linking of Aadhaar number with Bank Account and Mobile numbers has been extended till the final disposal of Aadhaar cases currently being heard by the Apex Court.
The notification states that “The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had allowed time till 31st March, 2018 to link PAN with Aadhaar while filing the Income Tax Returns. Upon consideration of the matter, the CBDT further extends the time for linking PAN with Aadhaar till 30th June, 2018″.