Income Tax India e-filing Aadhar link to Pan card

The Government of India has made it mandatory to link Aadhar with Pan Card, taxpayers to link existing PAN Card ( Permanent Account Number ) as well as an Aadhaar, you must link both of them to file income tax returns with effect from July 1st. Honourable Supreme Court in its landmark judgement has upheld Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act as constitutionally valid which required quoting of the Aadhaar number in applying for PAN as well as for filing of income tax return.

Mandatory to link Aadhar with Pan Card

Finance minister Arun Jaitley through an amendment to tax proposals in the Finance Bill for 2017-18 had made Aadhaar mandatory for filing income tax returns and provided for linking of PAN with Aadhaar to check tax evasion through use of multiple PAN cards.  the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had said the linking of Aadhaar and PAN will be a "must" for filing of income tax returns (ITR) and obtaining PAN from July 1.While Aadhaar is a biometric authentication issued by the UIDAI, PAN is a 10-digit alphanumeric number alloted by the I-T department to individuals and entities.

How to link Aadhar with PAN Card ?

There is no requirement to visit the income tax department to link Aadhaar with PAN Card. It can be done by logon  to the income tax department’s e­filing portal http://incometax indiaefiling.gov.in/ . follow the below steps for link Aadhar to Pan card.

Step by Step Procedure for link Aadhar to PAN Card.

1 STEP : First logon to https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/ and click on "Link Aadhaar" option  the lift side of portal.

2 STEP : You'll see "Aadhar Seeding with PAN Card Online Form" as showing in the below screen shot.

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3 STEP : Enter your Pan Card Number, Aadhaar Card Number in the form,

4 STEP : Enter your Name Exactly as given in Aadhaar Card,

5 STEP : Enter Captch Code as in above image,

6 STEP : Than Click on " Link Aadhaar" Button,

7 STEP : After verification from UIDAI , the linking will be confirmed.

In case you have any mistakes found in the Aadhaar Card, You can choose OTP option for link Aadhar to Pan Card.

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