Government has vide notification dated 11th May, 2017 exempted certain categories of individuals from quoting their Aadhar in the income tax returns, IF THEY NOT HAVE their Aadhar ID.
- An individual who is residing in the state of Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and Meghalaya.
- An individual who is a non-resident as per the Income-tax Act, 1961.
- An individual of the age of eighty years or more at any time during the previous year.
- An individual who is not a citizen of India.
Quoting of Aadhar in income tax returns has become mandatory from 1st July, 2017 unless the SC decides otherwise in an ongoing writ petition against the same in its Court.