Centre makes Aadhar Card must for filing income tax returns; PAN applications

Samarth Srivastava

By Samarth Srivastava

Published on 21 March 2017 3:58 PM GMT

Centre makes Aadhar Card must for filing income tax returns; PAN applications
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New Delhi: The government on Tuesday proposed to make Aadhar Card mandatory to apply for Permanent Account Number (PAN) and for filing Income Tax Returns (ITR).

The step will be applied from July 1.

The decision was taken through an amendment to the Finance Bill in the Parliament.

Also read: Govt makes Aadhar card compulsory to get subsidised food grain

It may be mentioned here that Centre had earlier made it clear that Aadhar will become more important in the coming days.

Earlier, Aadhar Card was made mandatory for availing the facility of mid-day meal scheme and subsidised food grain from all Public Distribution System (PDS) shops.

Also read: Centre makes Aadhar number mandatory for mid-day meal

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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