Aadhaar-PAN Link Last Date Extension 2023: Will it be extended again?

Aadhaar-PAN Link Last Date Extension Latest News: There are some rumours doing the rounds that the last date for PAN-Aadhaar linking has been extended by another year.

Some reports have also claimed that the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) may further extend the PAN-Aadhaar Link deadline and levy extra fees.

However, no official announcement has been made regarding the extension of the last date for PAN-Aadhaar linking (31st March 2023) to date.

As per information available on the Income Tax e-filing website as of today (March 28), PAN cardholders are required to complete the Aadhaar linking process by March 31 by paying a fee of Rs 1000.

PAN-Aadhaar linking is not required for NRIs, individuals who are not citizens of India, senior citizens aged above 80 years and residents of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu Kashmir.

As per IT Act,1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who do not fall under the exempt category, to link their PAN with their Aadhaar before 31.3.23.