While the Unique Identification Authority of India has marked Thursday (31 August) as the deadline for taxpayers to link their Aadhaar and PAN, a source told PTI that the finance ministry was going to decide on Thursday if the deadline should be extended.
Filing taxes without linking them is going to be a burden as a PAN number is necessary for the same.One must get a new PAN card which can take anywhere from two to four weeks to arrive.
The Aadhaar matter is before the Supreme Court with next date of hearing posted for November, and the deadline for Aadhaar linking for availing of social sector schemes has been extended till December-end.
"Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure and has robust uncompromised security. The UIDAI data centre is an infrastructure of critical importance and is protected accordingly with high technology, conforming to the best standards of security," the UIDAI said in a statement.
Attorney General K K Venugopal made the submission that the current deadline of September 30 to December end before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra after some of the petitioners, who have challenged the government's move to make Aadhaar mandatory for availing the benefits of these schemes, mentioned the matter before the court.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would hear a batch of petitions on Aadhaar-related matters in November.
Delhi-based geo mapping company MapMyIndia is helping tax department in accurate assessment of incomes of tax payers using their location component
Noting that JAM is nothing short of a social revolution, the Finance Minister said it offers substantial benefits for government, the economy and especially the poor.
However, official sources from the government have denied the claim.
It was the mega identification project that had prompted Nilekani to leave Infosys after 28 years in 2009 to try his hand at bureaucracy.
The Supreme Court declared right to privacy as a fundamental right.
The historic verdict will now have a bearing on other key verdicts, including the ones on the validity of Aadhaar and the ruling on Section 377 which criminalises gay sex
A nine-judge constitution bench will give its verdict today resolving privacy related matters of the Aadhaar number.
Ajay Tyagi said that a report on corporate governance will be released by September-end; SEBI probe on shell companies will continue
Linking deaths to Aadhaar would have allowed the government to know when to terminate entitlements and direct transfer of benefits to a recipient once deceased.
Air travelers can soon expect a smart boarding card which will eliminate the process of stamping at the time of security check, the Times of India reported. A pilot project will be run in smaller airports soon.
According to I-T officials, most of the deactivated PANs belonged to small and medium-sized stock broker and their clients.
In an interaction with Moneycontrol, Ajay Bhushan the CEO of UIDAI says that Aadhaar can be used by entrepreneurs to offer all kinds of services which people may not have imagined so far
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had recently informed the Lok Sabha that the government has not fixed any time frame to complete the linking of Aadhaar with PAN.
If Aadhaar is not linked to these, then it is possible for one to be denied a passport. And that's only one among the many difficulties one might face.
The ECI filed an application to the Supreme Court (SC) last month asking to obtain the Aadhar details of voters so that it can be linked to their database.
Advance tax collections of personal income tax (other than corporate tax) grew 41.79 percent as on Saturday
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) said even though Aadhaar is not a mandatory requirement for Know Your Customer (KYC) in the insurance sector, it is the most simple form of KYC document.
Locking your biometrics will ensure that no application will be able to use your data stored with UIDAI for authentication
The government had in March this year mandated that anyone not having Aadhaar but desirous of availing free LPG connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana must apply for it by May 31.