If you have not linked your Aadhaar with your PAN on the Income Tax Portal yet, you should not delay to do it. On behalf of latest circular from Income Tax(I.T) department, The government recently made it compulsory to link Pan Card with Aadhaar Card.
How do individuals link their PAN cards to their Aadhaar Card?
This Process does not even require to login or register at the e- filing website. This facility can be used by anyone to link their Aadhaar with PAN. Government has made it very easy for everyone to link their PAN with Aadhaar in just a 2 step process.
STEP-1 Go to Income Tax Website
Just Go to “www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in” and click on the link on the left pane – “Link Aadhaar”. This link will take you to the page where one can fill up the details.
STEP-2 Fill Up Basic Information
Now provide basic information such as “PAN Number”, “Aadhaar number” and “Your NAME” as per “AADHAAR CARD” (avoid spelling mistakes) and Enter “Captcha” Text in below box and finally click on “Link Aadhaar” button.
Please ensure that the date of birth mentioned in both IDs are exactly the same.
Once the verification from “UIDAI” which is the government website for Aadhaar is done, the linking will be confirmed.
In case of any minor mismatch in provided name, one will get the OTP on registered mobile number to link the Aadhaar number. If the name is completely different, then the Aadhaar-Pan linking would fail and one would have to get the name changed in provided ID’s database.
Linking Aadhaar and Pan via SMS
To speed up the Aadhaar and Pan linking process the Income Tax department had recently circulate a information stating that one can link Aadhaar and Pan by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161.
To link these two IDs, send an SMS in the following format.
UIDPAN<12 digit Aadhaar number><10 digit PAN number>
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