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Soon, these 10 intel agencies will have access to your PAN, bank details

The CBDT and the NATGRID will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to finalise the latest information-sharing mechanism

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These agencies are already authorised to obtain real-time NATGRID data as part of a legal arrangement made in the past

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Income Tax Department will share PAN and bank account details of any entity with 10 investigative and intelligence agencies, including the CBI and the NIA, under the integrated counter-terrorism platform NATGRID, according to an official order.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes, which frames policy for the I-T Department, said in a July 21 order that information like a permanent account number (PAN), Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN), bank account details, a summary of IT Returns and tax deducted at source (TDS) and "any other information as mutually agreed" will be shared with the 10 agencies.

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 6:00 PM IST

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