how to link pan card to aadhaar card online through e-filing website
The government has mandated to link PAN ( Permanent Account Number ) with Aadhar Card. Earlier the Date for Linking PAN with Aadhar is was 31st March 2020, but due to the corona pandemic, CBDT has extended the date for linking PAN with Aadhar to 30th June 2020. Still many PAN card is not linked with Aadhar card because people don’t know the way how to link PAN with aadhar Card. So here is the Step by step guide how to link pan and aadhaar.
How to link aadhaar with pan card online step by step
Follow The Below Steps:-
1- go to e-filing official website
2- After Opening The Link Enter Your PAN Card. Aadhar Card and Name Printed on your Aadhar Card and then click on “I agree to Validate my Aadhar Details with UIDAI”. Enter the image Captcha and then click on LINK aadhar.
3- For Ease of Visually Challenged person OTP option is there instead of a captcha.
4- Aadhar Number and Name must be the same as printed on Aadhar Card
Newly Made PAN card Have already Aadhar link with it.
how to check whether aadhar is linked to pan card or not
Link Aadhar Status page will open. On that page enter Your PAN and Aadhar Number. After entering all details, click on View Link aadhar Status. If your PAN and aadhar number are linked, you will receive a message saying “Your PAN is linked to Aadhar Number”.
Other Method to link PAN with Aadhar
If a person is not tech-savvy than CBDT has given other option for linking PAN with AADHAR
By sending SMS, a person can do the same. This Method was introduced on 29 June 2019 by CBDT.
For Linking Just a simple SMSin specific format will be typed and sent to 567678 or 56161
SMS Format for linking PAN with Aadhar
UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><SPACE><10 digit PAN>
For example, if your AADHAR number is 1234123412341234 and PAN number is ABCPD0123E, then SMS will be sent to 567678 or 56161 as
UIDPAN 123412341234 ABCPD0123E .
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Points to remember while linking pan with aadhar card
1- OTP will be sent to the mobile number registered in the AADHAR CARD. Received OTP needs to be entered, and the process of linking Aadhar with PAN will continue.
2- It is advised if a mismatch is there in the data of PAN And aadhar then correct that mismatch and after that do linking.
importance of interlinking pan card and aadhaar card
Both the PAN card and AADHAR act as a unique identification card which is necessary for both registration and verification purposes
Government has ordered all institutions/individual to link aadhar with PAN card. Purpose of this is as follows-
a- Prevent Illegal /Underpayment of tax
By linking PAN with AADHAR government will have all the records of transaction done by an individual and government will have each and every record of transaction done by institution/individual
b- More than one PAN card
In order to save taxes, many institutions/individuals apply for multiple PAN card. If an individual/institution have multiple cards than one PAN card is used for doing legal transactions and pay taxes and with other PAN card they can do illegal tax and escaped from paying taxes and this money is termed as black money.
If PAN card is linked with Aadhar card than duplicate PAN card will be canceled because AADHAR card is a unique number and one pan card can be linked with one aadhar card. And if any duplicacy found than the government will be able to take strict action against that individual/institution.
Introduction of correction facility in PAN card and AADHAR card by Income Tax Department
If there is an error in PAN or in AADHAR. To correct this error Income Tax Department has launched the online facility. By clicking on below link.
After Clicking on above, link two hyperlinks will open one will redirect to PAN updation, and others will redirect to UIDAI SSUP(Self Service Update Portal ).
Frequently Asked Questions For Link Pan And aadhar
Yes because aadhar is mandatory for availing most government benefits and government-mandated to link pan and aadhaar.
If details like Name, gender, age differ from then, you have to change details VIA aadhar enrollment center or via PAN card updation site.
We don’t have to submit any document we just go on Linking site enter the Aadhar and Pan number and click on the link.
Yes, Mobile Number needs to be registered in AADHAR Card because OTP will be sent to the mobile number registered in AADHAR. If the mobile number is not registered in AADHAR then firstly register your mobile number in AADHAR. Mobile numbers can be registered in AADHAR through the AADHAR enrollment center, i.e. Banks and post offices.
If a person failed to link it’s PAN with AADHAR in the timeline given by the government than PAN card will be invalid/nonoperative. And the penalty of Rs 10,000 will also be imposed on that person under the Income Tax Act 1961.