Centre has made it compulsory to link Aadhaar with Income Tax returns, PAN, Mobile number

Centre has made it compulsory to link Aadhaar with Income Tax returns, PAN, Mobile number

C Times, 18 Sep. 17, Agartala

Centre has made it compulsory to link Asdhaar with a number of essentials like Income Tax returns, PAN, and much more. Notably, all mobile numbers that are not linked to Aadhaar will be deactivated after February 28. The government is going ahead to link Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards.

Whether linking the Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards, PAN or bank account numbers, there are deadlines in each case. Below are four deadlines that you need to meet to link Aadhaar with a number of documents:

Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had extended the last date to link Aadhaar with PAN in August to December 31, 2017. Earlier deadline was August 31. It is mandatory to link Aadhaar PAN in order to process the income tax returns (ITRs) for the assessment year 2017-18, the income tax department said.

Deadline to link Aadhaar with mobile number

Mobile numbers that are not linked with Aadhaar will be deactivated after February next year. A number of telecom companies have already started sending alerts to customers to link their Aadhaar numbers with Mobile numbers. These companies had earlier urged their customers to start the process of linking Aadhaar card numbers with mobile numbers.

Deadline to submit Aadhaar details with banks

Centre has made it compulsory for all banks to provide Aadhaar details of clients in Know Your Customer (KYC) document. This document provides all details to authenticate the identity of account holders. Those taking loans from banks are also needed to file their Aadhaar details. In case an account holder fails to link his bank account by December 31, the account may also become non-operational.

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