Extension of Time for Intimation of Aadhaar and Certain Other Time Limits
Posted On: 31 MAR 2021 8:18PM by PIB Delhi
view of the COVID-19 pandemic, certain time limits specified under the
various tax and Benami laws have been extended by the Taxation and Other
Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Act, 2020 and
subsequent notifications issued under this Act.
extended last date for intimating Aadhaar number under the Income-tax
Act, 1961 (the Act) for the purposes of linking Aadhaar with PAN is 31st
March, 2021. Representations have been received from taxpayers that the
last date for intimating the Aadhaar number may further be extended in
the wake of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Keeping in view the
difficulties faced by the taxpayers, the Central Government has issued
notification today extending the last date for the intimation of Aadhaar
number and linking thereof with PAN to 30th June, 2021.
The said notification also extended time-limits for issue of notice
under section 148 of the Act, passing of consequential order for
direction issued by the Dispute Resolution Panel (DRP) and processing of
equalisation levy statements to 30th April, 2021.