Aadhaar PAN Link: Linking your Aadhaar Number to your Permanent Address Number (PAN) is one of the most important things the Government of India is asking people to do this month. The government has set March 31 as the deadline for linking the Aadhaar number to the PAN, for which citizens will have to pay a heavy fine. Previously, the government had set September 30, 2021 as the final date for linking Aadhaar to PAN. Also Read – How to Link PAN to Aadhaar Card without Internet
The Income Tax Authority has said that failure to link Aadhaar to PAN by March 31 will result in a penalty of up to Rs 1,000. The department has also said the PANs that have not been linked to Aadhaar will remain operational for an additional year, until March 31, 2023, to file income tax returns or ITRs and apply for refunds, among other things. After March 31, 2023, the PAN of taxpayers who have not linked their PAN accounts to Aadhaar would become ineffective. Also Read – How to Correct Aadhaar Card Details Online in Easy Steps
If you are unsure whether your Aadhaar has been linked to PAN, here is a step-by-step guide to help you determine if the two accounts have been linked: Also read – DigiLocker now has over 100 million users: Aadhaar map is the most downloaded document
How to check if your Aadhaar has been linked to PAN
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Income Tax Department (www.incometax.gov.in).
Step 2: Now click on the Quick Links option. Here you will see an option to check “Link Aadhaar Status”. Click on it.
Step 3: On the following screen, enter your PAN and Aadhaar numbers.
Step 4: After filling all the details, click on the option “View Link Aadhaar Status”.
Now you can see if your Aadhaar has been linked to your PAN. If not, here is a step-by-step guide to help you link the two accounts.
How to link your Aadhaar to your PAN
You can link your Aadhaar to your PAN in two ways. The first method involves using the electronic income tax filing website.
Step 1: Visit the official website of the Income Tax Department.
Step 2: In the Quick Links section, look for the Link Aadhaar option and click on the option and then on it.
Step 4: Provide the PAN and Aadhaar numbers, your name as it appears on the Aadhaar card and your mobile phone number.
Step 5: Check the box in which you consent to the validation of your Aadhaar data and enter the captcha code. Then click on the “Link Aadhaar” button and you are done.
The other method involves sending an SMS. Here’s what you need to do.
Step 1: Enter UIDPAN<12-stelliges Aadhaar><10-stelliges PAN> on your cell phone.
Step 2: Send it to 567678 or 56161.