How to link Aadhaar and pan card | Deadline To Link Aadhaar Card PAN Card Extended
Aadhaar PAN Linking Last Date Is extended up to September 30: Minister of State of Finance Anurag Mr. Thakur announced that the deadline for linking the two identification cards is extended again three months. The Finance Department Government of India has extended the last date for linking the Permanent Account Number (PAN) with the Aadhaar card by another three months, with the new last date now being September 30, 2021. Mr. Anurag Thakur Minister of State of Finance announced on Friday, June 25 that the last date for linking the two identification cards of Indian citizens is extended due to COVID-19 pandemic.
In case the PAN card is not linked with the Aadhaar card, it is likely to become inoperative and may attract a late fee of ₹ 1,000. Linking the PAN and Aadhaar card is mandatory to complete income tax-related activities such as filing income-tax returns or ITRs.
How you can link your PAN with Aadhaar card online
While income tax returns can be filed without linking, the tax department will not process the returns until PAN and Aadhaar are linked. People can visit the official e-filing website of the department to link the two identities.
Online Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN
Online linking of the Aadhaar number with PAN can be done by logging on to the income tax e-filing portal. There are two ways of doing it on the income tax portal.
Without logging in to your account (2 step procedure)
Go to www.incometax.gov.in. On scrolling down the home page, click on the ‘Our Services’ tab.
Enter the following details:
- Aadhaar no.,
- Name as exactly specified on the Aadhaar card (avoid spelling mistakes), and
- Mobile number
In case if only year of birth is mentioned in your Aadhaar card, then select the check box asking “I have only year of birth in Aadhaar card”.
Tick on the box that says, “I agree to validate my Aadhaar details”. It is mandatory to select this check box to proceed further for Aadhaar linking.
Select Link Aadhar to continue
After Continue An OTP will comes in your Aadhar registered mobile number and submitted comes out a confirmation message .
Linking of Aadhaar Number and PAN via SMS
Now you can link your Aadhaar and PAN through SMS also. The Income Tax Department has urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility. It can be done by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161. Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number in the following format
UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><Space><10 digit PAN>