CBDT directed to allow e-filing without Aadhaar by Delhi HC

If the Bombay High Court, and the Madras High Court have aleady granted relief to individual petitioners, the Delhi High Court order has now directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to fix its software so that e-filing is possible without Aadhaar. "People without Aadhaar number can now file their income tax returns (ITR) online, after the Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the (CBDT) to accept e-filing returns without quoting an Aadhaar or Aadhaar enrolment number." 
A Bench of judges S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla said as the CBDT has extended the deadline for the PAN-Aadhaar linking to March 31, 2019, there should be an “opt out” option for people filing their returns online. Click HERE to read

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