1) In case of a person opening a new account, the deadline for submitting Aadhaar number and PAN is "six months from the date of the commencement of the account based relationship".
2) "...It has been decided to notify 31 March, 2018 or six months from the date of commencement of account based relationship by the client, whichever is later, as the date of submission of the Aadhaar number, and Permanent Account Number or Form 60 by the clients to the reporting entity," an official statement said.
3) While the Aadhaar is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), PAN is allotted by the Income Tax Department. Form 60 is a declaration filed by an individual or a person (not being a company or firm) who does not have a PAN and who enters into any specified transaction.
5) The government had last week extended the deadline for linking of PAN with Aadhaar till March 31, 2018.
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