From July 1, Aadhaar mandatory for filing I-T returns: CBDT

From July 1, Aadhaar mandatory for filing I-T returns: CBDT

The Central Board of Direct Tax(CBDT) said on Sunday dated 11-06-2017 Aadhaar will be mand Aadhaar will be Mandatory For Filing Income Tax Returnand Applying for ?Permanent Account Number (PAN) from July 1, 2017.
“Those allotted PAN as on July 1 and have Aadhaar number or are eligible to obtain it, shall intimate Aadhaar number to Income Tax authorities for linking PAN and Aadhaar,” the CBDT said in a statement.
“Only a partial relief by the Court (SC) has been given to those who do not haveAadhaar and who do not wish to obtain Aadhaar for the time being, that their PAN will not be cancelled so that other consequences under the Income Tax Act for failing to quote PAN may not arise,” the CBDT said.
If the PAN is cancelled, then a person cannot do his normal banking and financial operations and hence this relief is given. But, it has been made clear that for filing of ITR or to obtain a new PAN, Aadhaar will be mandatory from July 1, 2017.

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