PAN Aadhaar Linking: The central government has said that till now 32.71 crore people have added their permanent account number i.e. PAN with biometric ID Aadhaar. MyGovIndia said in a tweet, more than 32.71 crores have joined the PAN base. Earlier, the government has extended the date of linking Aadhaar with PAN to 31 March 2021. As of June 29, a total of 50.95 crore PANs have been issued in the country. That is, there is still a large section which has not linked PAN to Aadhaar. The government is repeatedly campaigning in this regard and the facilities being made.
Aadhaar is a 12-digit biometric ID issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to citizens of India. The PAN is allotted by the Income Tax Department to an individual, firm or institution. It is planned to link the two to take advantage of government facilities and curb those who increase black money. The government has clarified that PAN will become inactive if it is not linked with Aadhaar within the stipulated date.
Link your PAN card to Aadhaar in these 3 ways today.
1. Link Online: Go to the PAN service provider website (www.tin-nsdl.com or www.utiitsl.com). Click on the option ‘Link Aadhaar to PAN’ given here, which will take you directly to the website of the Income Tax Department. Apart from this, PAN can also be linked to Aadhaar by going directly to the Income Tax Department’s e-filing website (www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in).
2. Application can be filled by link: Applicants who do not want to use the online process to link their PAN card to Aadhaar, all of them fill the one-page application form and submit it to the PAN center with the fixed fee Can. Photocopy of PAN card, Aadhaar card will be mandatory with this application form.
Process can also be done through SMS: The process of linking PAN with Aadhaar can also be done with the help of SMS. Applicants can message 567678 or 56161 with their registered number. It has to be sent in this format UIDPAN <12 Digit Aadhaar Number> <10 Digit PAN>. For example, UIDPAN 123456789000 EPOPE1234E