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22 Mar 2019

Link your Aadhaar with PAN today: Income Tax Department

Link Aadhaar with PAN today: Income Tax Department

The Income Tax Department has again urged all taxpayers to immediately link their Aadhaar with PAN.

In an official tweet, the I-T department announced that the linkage is must "to enjoy seamless Income tax services online."

Earlier, the Supreme court had clarified that it is necessary to link the two IDs to file I-T returns.

Here's how you can link your Aadhaar with PAN.

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Link Aadhaar with PAN today: Income Tax Department

Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN

While announcing the Aadhaar-PAN linkage to be mandatory, the Income Tax department also said the last date to do so is 31st March, 2019.

Link Aadhaar-PAN, enjoy seamless Income Tax services: I-T department

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How to link Aadhaar with PAN online

Online method

How to link Aadhaar with PAN online

To link Aadhaar with PAN via online mode, first off- log on to the Income Tax e-portal.

Next, under the 'Quick Links' section, click on 'Link Aadhaar.'

Post that, enter details such as Aadhaar number, PAN, Name, and the screen-displayed Captcha code.

Submit the details, click on 'Link Aadhaar', and you are done.

After successful verification from UIDAI, the linkage will be confirmed.

Procedure to link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS

Apart from the online method, users can also link their Aadhaar with PAN, using SMS service. To do so, type a text message in this format: UIDPAN (space) 12-digit Aadhaar number (space) 10-digit PAN, and send to 567678 or 56161 from your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.

Aadhaar status

Clearing the air around Aadhaar status

Post the September 26, 2018 SC verdict relating to authentication of Aadhaar, there has been some confusion with respect to the services where Aadhaar is necessary and where not.

Aadhaar is no longer mandatory for services such as bank accounts, telecom services, and school admissions/entrance tests.

However, it is still necessary for getting a PAN, filing I-T returns, and availing government welfare schemes.

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Most asked questions

What will happen if I link Aadhaar-PAN after March 31 deadline?

Is it mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar for all?

How to make the required changes in Aadhaar card before linking it with PAN?

There are differences in my Aadhaar card and PAN card. How to rectify?

How to link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS?

Is it mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar?

What is the deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN?

Is Aadhaar a valid proof of identity?

What services is Aadhaar no longer mandatory for?

More questions

What will happen if I link Aadhaar-PAN after March 31 deadline?

Asked 2019-03-25 09:20:12 by Rajendra Banwat

Answered by NewsBytes

The official deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN has been postponed by six months. You can now link the two IDs latest by September 30, 2019.

Is it mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar for all?

Asked 2019-03-24 02:49:00 by Ferro Alloys

Answered by NewsBytes

Yes it is mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar for all. You can do it latest by new deadline, ie. 30 September, 2019.

How to make the required changes in Aadhaar card before linking it with PAN?

Asked 2019-03-23 22:40:01 by Sathish Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

To make changes in your Aadhaar data in order to match it with the PAN card: Visit your nearest Aadhaar enrolment center. Take an Aadhaar update/correction form, fill it up, attach necessary documents, and submit along with the prescribed fee.

There are differences in my Aadhaar card and PAN card. How to rectify?

Asked 2019-03-23 17:24:05 by Aditya Kumar

Answered by NewsBytes

To make changes in your Aadhaar data in order to match it with the PAN card: Visit your nearest Aadhaar enrolment center. Take an Aadhaar update/correction form, fill it up, attach necessary documents, and submit along with the prescribed fee.

How to link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS?

Asked 2019-03-22 22:25:14 by Battiprolu Rama Mohan Rao

Answered by NewsBytes

To link your Aadhaar with PAN via SMS, type a text message in this format: UIDPAN (space) 12-digit Aadhaar number (space) 10-digit PAN, and send to 567678 or 56161 from your Aadhaar-registered mobile number.

Is it mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar?

Asked 2019-03-22 17:45:46 by Trishla Bose

Answered by NewsBytes

As per the latest Supreme Court verdict, it is necessary to link your Aadhaar with PAN, in order to file I-T returns.

What is the deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN?

Asked 2019-03-22 17:45:46 by Cheshta Mistry

Answered by NewsBytes

The last date to file Aadhaar with PAN is 31st March, 2019.

Is Aadhaar a valid proof of identity?

Asked 2019-03-22 17:45:46 by Rishika Sengupta

Answered by NewsBytes

Aadhaar is a pan-India acceptable proof of Identity.

What services is Aadhaar no longer mandatory for?

Asked 2019-03-22 17:45:46 by Rishika Chatterjee

Answered by NewsBytes

After the September 26 SC verdict on Aadhaar, it is no longer mandatory to link your Aadhaar with services such as bank accounts, telecom services, school admissions/entrance tests etc.

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