Assessees were permitted to file their returns without any insistence of linkage of their Aadhaar with their PAN numbers in view of extension of deadline for PANAadhar linkage till 31-03-2019 - Vide decision of High Court of Delhi in Shreyasen vs Union Of India.

The Honorable High Court of Delhi in the above case has held that the assessees can file their Income Tax Returns for the relevant year without having to link their Aadhar number with PAN.