Aadhaar-PAN Link Last Date Extension Latest News: It’s confirmed! PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline has been extended till 30th June 2023, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said in a notification today (March 28).
The CBDT said in its notification that the deadline has been extended to provide some more time to taxpayers to link their PAN and Aadhaar.
PAN cardholders will now be able to intimate their Aadhaar to the prescribed authority for Aadhaar-PAN linking without facing repercussions till 30th June. (Check: Full text of CBDT’s notification)
The CBDT further said that the date for intimating Aadhaar to the prescribed authority for the purpose of linking PAN and Aadhaar has now been extended to 30th June 2023.
According to CBDT, unlinked PAN cards will become inoperative from 1st July 2023.
Earlier, there were some rumours doing the rounds that the last date for PAN-Aadhaar linking has been extended by another year. Some reports also claimed that the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) may further extend the PAN-Aadhaar Link deadline and levy extra fees.
PAN cardholders were required to complete the Aadhaar linking process by March 31 by paying a fee of Rs 1000. The official link of PAN-Aadhaar linking is: https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/pre-login/bl-link-aadhaar)
PAN-Aadhaar linking is not required for NRIs, individuals who are not citizens of India, senior citizens aged above 80 years and residents of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu Kashmir. (Also read: How to pay Aadhaar-PAN link fee)
On March 18, the Income Tax department tweeted, “As per IT Act,1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who do not fall under the exempt category, to link their PAN with Aadhaar before 31.3.23. From 1.4.23, the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative.” (Also read: What to do if PAN-Aadhaar linking fails after paying Rs 1000)