The government has extended the deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar by six months till September 30, 2019.
Today was the last day before the government made this new announcement.
As per the Income Tax Department, it is mandatory for taxpayers to link their PAN with 12-digit biometric ID in order to file Income Tax returns for the assessment year 2019-20.
The Income Tax department in last July had increased the deadline for individuals to link their PAN with Aadhaar till the above mentioned period. Earlier the deadline was June 30, 2018, which was later revised to March 31, 2019.