Govt eases requirement for obtaining PAN card for corporate assesses
New Delhi, Apr 16 (KNN) In a latest development, the government announced easing the requirements for obtaining PAN card for corporate assesses.
In case of a company, an application for incorporation, allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN) and allotment of Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN) may be made through a Common Application Form submitted to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). In these cases, the Certificate of Incorporation (COI) issued by MCA contains a mention of both PAN and TAN, finance ministry said in a release.
Finance Act, 2018 amended section 139A of the Income-tax Act, 1961 removed the requirement of issuing PAN in the form of a laminated card. Hence, it is clarified that PAN and TAN mentioned in the COI issued by MCA shall also be treated as sufficient proof of PAN and TAN for the said company assesses, the release added. (With PIB inputs) (KNN/DA)