Did you link PAN with Aadhaar? Do you know that you have to link aadhaar card to income tax return website as early as possible to make your PAN number secure. It is very important to link your PAn with Aadhaar as this will resolve the issue of duplicate PAN / fake PAN card and misuse of PAN. Govt has made linking Aadhaar mandatory as Aadhaar is one of the best unique identification number and it will be easy to track every transaction in future.
Government has decided to make it compulsory for every individual to link Aadhaar Card with PAN card by 31st July, 2017. Govt is doing this as a part of their digital India campaign and an attempt to make every transaction and process online soon.
One can easily visit the e filing portal of income tax India and link Aadhaar with PAN immediately. But what if you don’t have registered with e filing portal of income tax India. There are people who are not at all coming under income tax liability and that’s why they have never registered their PAN with IT return website.
For all of them and others who are unable to link aadhaar with pan, IT department has come up with a new link or process where you don’t have to login to your Income tax India website. Just using a simple link you can link your PAN with Aadhaar card easily. Follow the simple step by step guide below.
Steps To Link Aadhaar With PAN Card Without Registering e filing portal of income tax India
Step 1: Visit e filing portal of income tax India by clicking on https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
Step 2: Look for the URL in the name Link Aadhaar on the left side navigation menu. You can follow the image below to find it easily. Click on that link.
Step 3: Now you will fine screen like below. Provide provide your PAN, Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes) and submit. After verification from UIDAI, the linking will be confirmed.
Step 4: After providing all the information you have to click on Link Aadhaar button below.
You can read the information shared from the press release data below for better understanding.
Press Release: Income Tax Department simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar
In case of any minor mismatch in Aadhaar name provided by taxpayer when compared to the actual data in Aadhaar, One Time Password (Aadhaar OTP) will be sent to the mobile registered with Aadhaar. Taxpayers should ensure that the date of birth and gender in PAN and Aadhaar are exactly same. In a rare case where Aadhaar name is completely different from name in PAN, then the linking will fail and taxpayer will be prompted to change the name in either Aadhaar or in PAN database.
There is no need to login or be registered on E-filing website. This facility can be used by anyone to link their Aadhaar with PAN.
This facility is also available after login on the e-filing website under Profile settings and choose Aadhaar linking. The details as per PAN will be pre-populated. Enter Aadhaar no. and ENTER NAME EXACTLY AS GIVEN IN AADHAAR CARD (avoid spelling mistakes) and submit.
You can download the complete press release file from Income tax India website here.