Have you linked your Aadhar card with PAN Card? If not then you must need to link your pan card with aadhar card before the deadline in order to file income tax returns for the assessment year 2019-20.
As per the government instruction and income tax department notification under the section of 139AA, now it becomes mandatory to your pan card must be linked with Aadhar card. The IT department extended the deadline of linking pan with aadhar server times. The previous deadline was 30 June 2018 but recently it will be extended to 31 March 2019.
If your pan not linked with aadhaar by 31 March 2018, it would be deemed invalid or there is a chance that your permanent account number will be deactivated. However, there is no clarity on what will happen to pan card holder if you fail to link it with aadhar before the deadline.
Procedure To Link PAN With Aadhar Card Online
There are three ways to online linking of aadhar number with PAN card on the income tax portal is given below.
- Without logging in to your Income Tax India Filling account
- Logging in to your Income Tax India Filling account
- Linking via SMS From Your Registered Mobile Number
Method 1: Without Logging In To Your Income Tax India Filling Account
Step 1: First, go to the official website of income tax india department. www.incometaxindiaefilling.gov.in and click on the “Link Aadhaar” option available at the left pane.
Step 2: Now enter the following details as exactly available on your proof without any spelling mistakes.
- PAN Number
- Aadhaar Number
- Name as per Aadhaar
Step 3: After that enter the captcha code as shown in the image and click on the link aadhaar option.
Step 4: If there is any name or date of birth mismatch then first you need to update/correct through official UIDAI website.
Method 2: Logging in to your Income Tax India Filling account
Step 1: If you don’t have an account on the income tax e filling portal then first create your account.
Step 2: Once your account created, log in to the income tax e filling portal by entering your user id, password and captcha code.
Step 3: Once you logging in to the site, tap on the Profile Settings and select the Link Aadhaar option.
Step 4: In the next screen, you need to submit some details such as name, date of birth and gender. If it’s already available the verify your details.
Step 5: After that enter the captcha code as shown in the image and tap on the Link Now option.
Step 6: Once done you will see a pop-up message like your aadhar-pan linking is completed successfully.
Procedure To Link Aadhaar With PAN via SMS
Step 1: Type the message in these format: UIDPAN <12 digit Unique Aadhaar Number> <10 digit PAN Number>.
Step 2: Send this SMS to 56161 or 567678 from your registered mobile number.
Step 3: Once your sms send successfully you will receive OTP (One Time Password) on your registered mobile number.
Step 4: After that verify your OTP and linking process was successfully completed.