Off late there have been lot of apprehensions by Indian citizens whether or not to link their Aadhar with their PAN, which is mandatory as per Income Tax Department .In order to get a clarity and an expert advise we contacted The Directors of a CA firm and got some valuable information excerpts of which is listed below. The information below will help the tax paying public to be adequately informed so that they do not face problems later on for not linking their Aadhar details with their PAN.Last date of linking Aadhar with PAN is 31/03/2023
‘PAN-AADHAR LINK SAGA’
Q 1. WHY SHOULD I LINK MY PAN WITH AADHAR ?
A 1. It is mandatory by Income Tax Law
Q 2. WHAT IF I DO NOT LINK ?
A 2. Your PAN will become inoperative. It means, You will not be able to file your Income Tax Return, or do any other income tax compliances in future.
Q 3. HOW TO CHECK IF MY PAN IS LINKED WITH MY AADHAR ?
A 3. Just click on any of the following links, provide details and check.
Q 4. HOW DO I LINK MY PAN AND AADHAR NOW ?
A 3. Follow below steps:
Step 1: Check if details as per Aadhar and PAN is same. That is, First, Middle, Last Name and DOB.
Step 2: If both are same, click on this link, Pay Rs. 1000/- as late fees.
Step 3: After 4-5 days of payment, click on this link and request for PAN and Aadhar:
Step 4: If details as per PAN and Aadhar are NOT same, then apply for valid corrections. Then apply for PAN-Aadhar link.
1) Apply for PAN corrections at nearby PAN office or Online (if aadhar is linked to a valid mobile number) at https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html
2) Apply for Aadhar corrections at nearby Aadhar Center.
Check your nearby centers at: