KalingaTV News Network
New Delhi: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar (while filing the tax-returns) till 31 March, 2019.
The tax department’s order was issued hours before the deadline was to end at midnight
Existing Pan card holders were also asked to complete the process to link their Aadhaar numbers.
In a bid to streamline welfare payments and reduce wastage in public spending, India had launched the Aadhaar, now the world’s biggest biometric database, in 2009.