Learn and link your existing Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar for filling the Income Tax e Returns. Based on the judgement of honorable supreme court of India, government has made Aadhaar card an essential document for availing benefits of various socio-economic schemes.
Taking input from this judgement , the Income Tax Department has made Aadhaar mandatory for filing e Returns or ITR. They have asked all the individual to link their PAN card with Aadhaar within certain stipulated time period. They have given various option to link Aadhaar with PAN.
Check out the various ways through which Aadhaar Number can be linked with PAN
Link PAN card with Aadhaar number through link provided by Income Tax India through their online link :
Step 1: Visit the Income Tax Department’s e-filing website and click ‘Link Aadhaar’ on top of the services section
Step 2: Provide PAN, Aadhaar Number, and name as written on Aadhaar Card. Enter Captcha and submit.
Step 3: The visually challenged user can request OTP instead of the captcha.
Link Through Income Tax India Portal
Step 1: Login to the Income Tax Department’s e-filing website. Register if not already registered.
Step 2: Login to your account with user ID and password.
Step 3: On logging in to the website, a pop-up window will appear that will prompt you to link PAN with Aadhaar.
Step 4: Your personal details like name, date of birth, and gender will be mentioned as you submitted at the time of registration. Match the details with details in your Aadhaar card.
Step 5: If the details are correct, enter your Aadhaar card number and captcha code and click the ‘Link Now’ button.
Step 6: A pop with message “Aadhaar Pan linking is completed successfully’ will appear.
Link PAN with Aadhaar through SMS
Follow the below listed process for linking the Aadhaar with PAN through SMS. Link Aadhaar by sending a message to 567678 or 56161. The format for the message is as follows:
UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar ><Space><10 digit PAN>
UIDPAN 123456789012 AOXPM2456E