PAN Aadhaar Linking Deadline further Extended upto 31 Dec. 2019: CBDT
CBDT has further extended the deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar for filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) from 30 Sept. 2019 to 31 Dec. 2019.
It may be noted that CBDT has already clarified that deadline extension is merely to defer the process of PAN invalidation and quoting/ linking of PAN with Aadhaar remains mandatory for filing of ITR w.e.f. 1 April, 2019 unless specifically exempted.
S.O. (E)- In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-section (2) of section 139AA of the Income tax Act, 1961 (‘Act’) (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby amends the notification of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) dated 31st March,2019, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, sub-section (ii) vide S.O. number 149 S(E) dated 1st April 2019.
2. In the said notification : –
(i) in paragraph 1, 30th September, 2019 shall be substituted by 31st December, 2019;
(ii) in paragraph 3, 30.09.2019 shall be substituted by 31st December, 2019.