The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a press release for extension of certain timelines. Linking of PAN with Aadhar extended to 31st March 2022 and some other timelines extended to ease the compliance.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 17th September, 2021
Government extends certain timelines to ease compliances
The Central Government, in continuation of its commitment to address the hardship being faced by various stakeholders on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, has, on consideration of representations received from various stakeholders, decided to extend timelines for compliances under the Income-tax Act, 1961 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) in the following cases, as under:
- The time limit for intimation of the Aadhaar number to the Income tax Department for linking of PAN with Aadhaar has been extended from 30th September, 2021 to 31st March, 2022.
- The due date for completion of penalty proceedings under the Act has also been extended from 30th September, 2021 to 31st March, 2022.
Further, the time limit for issuance of notice and passing of order by the Adjudicating Authority under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 has also been extended to 31st March, 2022.
Notification no. 113 of 2021 dated 17th September, 2021 has been issued in this regard and can be accessed at www.incometaxindia.gov.in.
Commissioner of Income Tax
(Media & Technical Policy)
Official Spokesperson, CBDT
Source: Income Tax India