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#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

25 Nov 2019

#TechBytes: 4 handy features in UIDAI's new mAadhaar app

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has released a new version of the mAadhaar app.

You'll be fined Rs. 10,000, if you give wrong PAN

10 Nov 2019

You'll be fined Rs. 10,000, if you give wrong PAN

You need to be extra careful while filling your Permanent Account Number (PAN), as even a minor error in spelling out the ten-digit alphanumeric identity could cost you as much as Rs. 10,000.

Now, apply for instant e-PAN using Aadhaar. Here's how

05 Nov 2019

Now, apply for instant e-PAN using Aadhaar. Here's how

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax department to all taxpaying entities in India.

Government doesn't know what it spent to make one Aadhaar

01 Nov 2019

Government doesn't know what it spent to make one Aadhaar

The government has spent crores of rupees to assign a 12-digit unique identity number to each Indian resident through Aadhaar.

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

30 Oct 2019

Don't have PAN? You can use these two documents, instead

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all taxpayers in India.

Benefits and procedure of linking PAN and Aadhaar

28 Oct 2019

Benefits and procedure of linking PAN and Aadhaar

December 31, 2019 is the last date to link your PAN with Aadhaar. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

24 Oct 2019

Here's how NRIs can apply for PAN in India

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, ten-digit alphanumeric identity issued by the Income Tax Department to all tax-paying individuals and organizations in India.

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

17 Oct 2019

Want to link your SBI account with Aadhaar? Here's how

Although according to the Supreme Court, it is no longer mandatory to link your Aadhaar with bank account, it could still prove to be beneficial.

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

15 Oct 2019

Here's how Aadhaar can come handy in emergency situations

With a plethora of government services linked with your Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Here's how to link PAN and Aadhaar via different modes

09 Oct 2019

Here's how to link PAN and Aadhaar via different modes

December 31, 2019 is the last date to link your PAN with Aadhaar. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

05 Oct 2019

Here's how to file Aadhaar complaints via post, website, phone

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here's how

01 Oct 2019

Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here's how

The process to link your Aadhaar card with bank account is simple and quite similar for most of the banks.

Deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar extended to December 31

28 Sep 2019

Deadline to link PAN with Aadhaar extended to December 31

The deadline to link Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar has been extended by three months to December 31, 2019 according to an official notification released by the Ministry of Finance today. Earlier, this deadline was September 30.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

17 Sep 2019

Aadhaar: Some lesser-known features you may not know about

Aadhaar is a 12-digit identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to the residents of India.

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

12 Sep 2019

Do NRIs need to link their PAN with Aadhaar?

According to government's notification, it is mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar latest by September 30, 2019, or your PAN might become invalid.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

04 Sep 2019

Automatic PAN generation for taxpayers using Aadhaar to file ITR

The Income Tax department will now issue a Permanent Account Number (PAN) to taxpayers using their Aadhaar number to file Income Tax returns, as a new method to link the two databases.

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

28 Aug 2019

Need to update/correct details in PAN card? Here's the procedure

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

28 Aug 2019

mAadhaar app: Key features, how to download/use, and more

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

26 Aug 2019

Want to secure Aadhaar? Here's how to lock/unlock its data

In a bid to enhance security of users' biometric data, and prevent potential misuse of sensitive personal information, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) launched a service, by which users can "lock/unlock" their biometrics.

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

25 Aug 2019

Lost/misplaced PAN card? Here's how you can get a duplicate

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India, that is essential for undergoing various financial transactions such as receiving taxable salaries/professional fees, sale or purchase of assets, trading of mutual funds, etc.

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

24 Aug 2019

How to change your name after marriage in Aadhaar card

With so many government services linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Thus, having correct and updated information in the UIDAI database becomes vital.

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

23 Aug 2019

PAN card with QR code: All you need to know

According to Income Tax (I-T) Act rules, it is illegal to hold more than one PAN card.

PAN card verification: How to verify your PAN online

22 Aug 2019

PAN card verification: How to verify your PAN online

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

17 Aug 2019

Aadhaar-PAN linkage: Status, deadline, procedure, and other details

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, it might get deactivated soon.

How to quote your Aadhaar number in Income Tax return

03 Aug 2019

How to quote your Aadhaar number in Income Tax return

August 31, 2019 is the last date to file your Income Tax return for FY 2018-19.

Protect your Aadhaar data: Here's how to lock/unlock Aadhaar number

02 Aug 2019

Protect your Aadhaar data: Here's how to lock/unlock Aadhaar number

In a bid to strengthen the privacy and security of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a feature that enables users to lock/unlock their Aadhaar number.

How to update address and other details in PAN card

25 Jul 2019

How to update address and other details in PAN card

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to all taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

#FinancialBytes: Applying for PAN? Know these points

22 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Applying for PAN? Know these points

Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a unique, 10-digit alphanumeric identity allotted to the taxpayers in India by the Income Tax department.

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

18 Jul 2019

Name mismatch in Aadhaar and PAN? Here's how to rectify

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar latest by August 31, it might get deactivated.

#FinancialBytes: Now, use Aadhaar instead of PAN for these transactions

17 Jul 2019

#FinancialBytes: Now, use Aadhaar instead of PAN for these transactions

Earlier this month, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her and the new Central government's first budget.

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

14 Jul 2019

You may be fined Rs. 10,000 for entering wrong Aadhaar

Banks and other institutions will soon make upgrades to allow people to quote India's national biometric ID (Aadhaar) for high-value transactions in place of the permanent account number (PAN).

PAN not linked with Aadhaar? It will soon get deactivated

12 Jul 2019

PAN not linked with Aadhaar? It will soon get deactivated

If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar, it might get deactivated soon.

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

06 Jul 2019

Five famous alumni of IIT Kanpur you should know about

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.

Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

03 Jul 2019

Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

Adding to the controversy surrounding Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Kabir Singh, teenagers in Jaipur have made fake IDs to get into screenings of the A-rated film.

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

03 Jul 2019

Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

Soon, update Aadhaar, PAN at airports and railway stations

02 Jul 2019

Soon, update Aadhaar, PAN at airports and railway stations

In a bid to improve public convenience in urban areas, the government plans to set up new Common Service Centers (CSCs) at post offices, airports, railway stations and urban slums.

All you need to know about Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC

23 Jun 2019

All you need to know about Aadhaar Paperless Offline e-KYC

With so many government welfare schemes linked with your Aadhaar card, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold.

My Aadhaar Online contest: Everything you need to know

22 Jun 2019

My Aadhaar Online contest: Everything you need to know

UIDAI, the statutory authority for Aadhaar, is hosting a My Aadhaar Online contest in India.