Aadhaar-PAN link is crucial to file your income tax returns and is inevitable with the new budget regulations. It has been more crucial than ever with the SC regulations on the constitutional validity of Aadhaar. With the introduction of the new budget, the government threatens to bar the validity of your PAN card or to file an ITR. As the news spread around, people have been more than ever perplexed with the tiring procedure that follows. But, there’s a very simple way to link your Aadhaar with Pan card that can be followed online. Aadhaar-PAN link is also a way to secure your Aadhaar and PAN card profiles. It merges and saves your information in the govt portfolio.
The latest deadline of 31st December for Aadhaar-PAN linking has now been reviewed and extended by the apex court to April,i.e, the new financial year. Your PAN card would be deactivated if you fail to link it to your Aadhaar before the deadline. However, there’s now not much to worry about since in this article you would be guided in a step by step manner on how to link PAN with Aadhaar card.
Online Way To Link Aadhaar with Pan Card
You can easily follow the steps mentioned below for Aadhar-PAN link:
Log in to the portal of the Income-tax department of India by opening the link below.
Income Tax India E-filing
Next, you need to click on the Link Aadhaar icon on the left side menu on the screen.
You’ll be directed to a new page where you’d need to fill in your details. Then click Link Aadhaar to successfully link your PAN to Aadhaar card.
Offline Way To Link Aadhaar with Pan Card
You can also very easily link your Aadhaar with PAN card offline through sending an SMS. For this, you have to send an SMS to PAN service providers like NSDL e-governance infrastructure limited or UTI infrastructure technology.
Send a text message to 567678 or 56161 in the format mentioned below:-
UIDPAN<space><your 12 digit Aadhaar number><space><your 10 digit PAN number>
For instance, your PAN number is 1234567890 and Aadhaar number 987654321987 , your message needs to be drafted in the following format:-
UIDPAN 987654321987 1234567890
Here are two of the most simple ways in which you can link your Aadhaar card to PAN and thereby enjoy using the facilities extended by the government.