Pay I-T or Ap­ply for PAN Through an App Soon

The Economic Times - - Economy: Macro, Micro & More -

In step with gov­ern­ment's dig­i­tal In­dia drive, the in­come-tax depart­ment is de­vel­op­ing an app that will soon al­low as­sessees to pay taxes or ap­ply for PAN us­ing smart­phones. The depart­ment is also work­ing on a project to is­sue PAN to as­sessees within min­utes by way of e-KYC au­then­ti­ca­tion us­ing Aad­haar, a move that will help bring more peo­ple un­der the tax net by mak­ing it eas­ier for peo­ple to get Per­ma­nent Ac­count Num­bers. “The app con­cept is at a pre­lim­i­nary stage. The app will en­able as­sessees to pay taxes, ap­ply for PAN or track tax re­turns,” an of­fi­cial said.

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