HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

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HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

The government of India has made it really simple to link your Aadhaar and PAN.

Linking Aadhar with PAN has become mandatory because your income tax return would not be processed if your Aadhar is not linked with PAN. Here is a simple guide to aid  on how to link Aadhaar with PAN

  1. Online linking of Aadhaar and PAN can be done by logging on to the income tax e-filing portal

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

A) Without logging in to your account

Step 1Go to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and click on the link on the left pane –                    Link Aadhaar

 

Step 2Enter the following details:

  • PAN;
  • Aadhaar no.; and
  • Name as exactly specified on the Aadhaar card (avoid spelling mistakes)

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

After entering the details click on submit. Post verification from UIDAI the linking will be confirmed.

B) Logging in to your account

Step 1Register yourself at the income tax e filing portal, if you are not already registered.

Step 2Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the login ID, password and date of birth

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

Step 3:  After logging in to the site, a pop up window will appear prompting you to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card. If you don’t see the popup, go to blue tab on the top bar named ‘Profile Settings’ and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

Step 4Details such as name, date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the details submitted at the time of registration on the e-Filing portal. Verify the details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar card.

 

Step 5If the details match, enter your Aadhaar number and captcha code and click on the “Link now” button.

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

Step 6A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar number has been successfully linked to your PAN card.

HOW TO LINK AADHAR WITH PAN

2.    Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN via SMS

In order to link your Aadhar to PAN, follow these steps:

Step 1: You have to type a message in the format.

Step 2: UIDPAN<12 Digit Aadhaar> <10 Digit PAN>

Step 3: Send the message to either 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number

Step4: If your Aadhaar number is 987654321012 and your PAN is ABCDE1234F, you have to type UIDPAN 987654321012 ABCDE1234F and send the message to either 567678 or 56161

 

 As the deadline for the linkage has been extended up to 31st March 2019, it is imperative for the public in general to comply with these rule and ensure timely linkage.

 

By

Maitri Badani (Article Assistant)

M/s SSRPN & Co. Nagpur

 

 

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