The due date for filing I-T returns for individuals is July 31. According to section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, all those eligible to obtain the Aadhaar should quote it in their I-T returns after July 1. How To Get Passport In 10 Days With The Help Of Aadhaar?
For non-residents, foreign citizens, or individuals above 80 years of age, etc. exemptions are there. People who are residing in Assam, Jammu & Kashmir and Meghalaya.
According to recent data collected by the Finance Ministry, out of 32.41 Crore PAN cards, only 8.19 crores were linked with Aadhaar, which is just approximately 25% of Total Permanent Account Numbers. How To Link PAN With Your Aadhaar Quickly?
Citizens have been getting SMSes from the I-T department saying linking PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing returns. Ads are also being shown on TV by the Income Tax Department of India to propagate the Aadhaar linking with PAN.