CBDT provides relief from tax demand raised in PAN inoperative cases


Recently, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (‘CBDT’), vide Circular No. 6/ 2024 dated 23 April 2024, provided that for all transactions entered upto 31 March 2024 and in cases where the PAN becomes operative (as a result of linkage with Aadhaar) on or before 31 May 2024, no liability shall arise on the deductor/ collector to deduct/ collect tax at a higher rate as prescribed under section 206AA/ 206CC of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’), as the case may be. In other words, the rates of TDS/ TCS as provided under other provisions of the Act shall only be applicable.   


In the attached newsflash, we have summarised the said CBDT Circular dated 23 April 2024. 


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