Aadhaar-PAN link status: The Income Tax department has made it mandatory for every citizen of the country to link permanent account numbers (PAN) with Aadhaar card.
The last date to link Pan with Aadhaar is March 31, 2023.
As per the Income Tax Act, 1961, if your PAN is not linked to your Aadhaar, then the 10-digit unique alphanumeric number of the former will become inoperative from 1 April 2023.
The PAN holders will also be barred from making any financial transactions.
“As per Income-tax Act, 1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who do not fall under the exempt category, to link their PAN with Aadhaar before 31.3.2023. From 1.04.2023, the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative. Link it before it’s too late. Don’t delay, link it today!,” Income Tax India.
As per Income-tax Act, 1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who do not fall under the exempt category, to link their PAN with Aadhaar before 31.3.2023.
From 1.04.2023, the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative.
Link it before it’s too late. Don’t delay, link it today! pic.twitter.com/JCWQB7srVm
— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) January 9, 2023
Aadhaar-PAN Link – Fee & Penalty
As of now, individuals will have to pay a fine of Rs 1000 for linking PAN-Aadhaar. Till June 30, 2022, this penalty was Rs 500 which was doubled from July 1, 2022 onwards.
Aadhaar-PAN link via SMS – Step-by-Step Guide
Type a message in the format UIDPAN
Send the message to 56161 or 567678 from your registered mobile number
You will get a confirmation message about linking your Aadhar with PAN
For Example: If your Aadhaar number is 45xxxxxxxx64 and PAN is ABCDxxx347, type UIDPAN 45xxxxxxxx64 ABCDxxx347 and send it to 56161 or 567678.
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Aadhaar-PAN Link Online: How to Link Aadhar with PAN Card Online?
Follow the steps given below to link your PAN-Aadhaar by yourself-
Step 1: Visit the Income Tax e-filing website – https://www.incometax.gov.in/.
Step 2: Find the option of ‘Quick Links’, available on the left side of the homepage page.
Step 3: Click on the ‘Link Aadhaar’ option.
Step 4: Enter the required details – PAN card number, Aadhar number and name.
Step 5: After giving this information, an OTP will be sent to you.
Step 6: Entering the OTP,
Step 7: Your Aadhaar and PAN will be linked.
Note: For any query or help, you can contact at 18001030025 or 18004190025
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