PAN to Become Inoperative After 31 March if Not Linked with Aadhaar: Income Tax Department

Permanent Account Number (PAN) will become inoperative if it is not linked with Aadhaar by March 31, 2020, the Income Tax department has said. The deadline for linking of PAN and Aadhar has been extended several times and the current deadline ends on 31 March, 2020. Till January 27, 2020, over 30.75 crore PANs have already […]

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‘One Nation One Ration Card’: Old Ration Cards Will Remain Valid for the Scheme

Taking note of a fake news that is doing the rounds on social media that new ration cards will be issued for the central government’s ambitious initiative ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme, the Press Information Bureau of India (PIB) fact-checking team has said that the reality is that old ration cards will remain valid […]

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Passport Seva Kendras Start Passport Renewal Reminder Service

Since many people forget to renew their passports on time, Passport Seva Kendras or offices have started sending out reminder alerts before the expiry of their passport. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said SMSes are being sent to passport holders before expiry of their passport starting September 2019. Two SMS are being sent to […]

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Aadhaar Update: Benefits of Masked Aadhaar Card, How to Download

Are you worried about the security of your Aadhaar card data? The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has a feature called ‘Masked Aadhaar’ in which the 12-digit Aadhaar number will be partially covered, to make it safer. This feature will be beneficial in such cases where you do not want to share your Aadhaar number, […]

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No Need for Aadhaar to Get Tatkal Passport

The Aadhaar number is no longer mandatory submission for people applying for tatkal passports at the Visakhapatnam regional office. The decision was taken after the ministry of external affairs amended the procedure of obtaining tatkal passports. The process of application was amended following a Supreme Court verdict. “Aadhaar is no longer mandatory to obtain passports under […]

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Here’s why it is Mandatory for Everyone to Have a Pan Card

Issued by the income tax department as a unique identity document for taxpayers or income tax assessees, Permanent Account Number (PAN) is nothing but a 10-digit alphanumeric number. All those who are liable to pay tax in India, even minors and foreigners, are eligible to apply for a PAN card. The income tax department uses PAN […]

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5 Important Things you Need to Know Before you Link PAN Card to Aadhaar

The Income Tax department has extended the deadline for you to link your PAN card to the Aadhaar to March 31 this year. This is the eighth time the deadline has been extended. After the Supreme Court announced its verdict about the Aadhaar in 2018, the 12-digit identification number is mandatory for filing your income […]

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