Aadhaar is now one of the most important identity proof documents required for anything from opening a bank account to filing income tax returns.
To update your Aadhaar card, either you can visit the Aadhaar Enrollment center (Aadhaar Seva Kendra) or utilise the online services. UIDAI in a tweet said "Whether you update one field or many, charges for the Aadhaar update will be Rs 100, if you are also updating your biometrics". If you are only updating your demographic details then UIDAI charges Rs 50.
Nilekani is also confident that a couple of COVID-19 vaccines will be in the market by January 2021.
PwC India Partner National Leader (Indirect Tax) Pratik Jain said a taxpayer registering under GST can opt for Aadhaar authentication, in which case registration is deemed to be granted within 3 days without physical inspection of the premises.
CDSL said it will facilitate intermediaries to offer seamless online account opening using Aadhaar-based e-KYC.
CDSL Ventures said it will facilitate intermediaries to offer seamless online account opening using online Aadhaar based e-KYC.
The video KYC is carried out only via a bank’s website or its mobile application
The notification also says that hereafter, an MSME will be known as Udyam, as this is more closer to the word enterprise. Accordingly, the registration process will be known Udyam Registration.
The KUAs and sub-KUAs need to follow the process as may be prescribed by UIDAI from time to time. They will also have to follow the process recommended by Sebi on e-KYC authentication facility.
Instructions have also been issued that grains under the food law should not be denied due to failure of Aadhaar authentication of beneficiary because of poor biometrics of the beneficiary, issues with network connectivity, linking or any other technical reasons.
There have been various rumours since the government announced the Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana to help the poor withstand the hardship caused by the coronavirus lockdown.
The previous deadline for linking PAN and Aadhaar card was March 31
Users failing to link Aadhaar card with PAN will no longer be able to conduct financial transactions as their PAN would become inoperative.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), that frames policy for the I-T department, had extended the deadline for this task for the eighth time on December 30 last year.
This fine will be slapped in accordance with Section 272B of the Income Tax Act, whereby any person found using a PAN card that is invalid or inoperative can be made to pay a fine worth Rs 10,000.
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For those linking PAN with Aadhaar after March 31, 2020, the I-T department said it shall "become operative from the date of intimation of Aadhaar number".
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The government has made PAN-Aadhaar linkage mandatory and over 30.75 crore PANs have already been linked to Aadhaar. However, as on January 27, 2020, over 17.58 crore PANs are yet to be linked with Aadhaar.
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also said that pornography, particularly child pornography, is a "serious menace" and measures are being taken to curb it.
UIDAI has launched a masked aadhaar card which is another version of Aadhaar. The masked version of the Aadhaar card serves as a valid ID proof at almost all private and public establishments in India.
The Government of India has issued a mandate and asked employers to deduct a TDS amount of 20% from employees salary who've not provided their PAN card number and Aadhaar card details.
The UIDAI has come out with the latest update stating that you can now apply for Aadhar Card without an ID Card.
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