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PAN-Aadhaar Link Last Date: Check Steps To Link 2 Documents Online And Penalty

Link PAN Aadhaar Last Date, Status Check, Penalty: The Income Tax department has informed that it is mandatory to link Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) with Aadhaar. The last date to link Pan with Aadhaar is March 31, 2023.

After March 31, PAN holders will not be able to use the unique 10-digit alphanumeric number. They will also be prohibited from making any financial transactions.

PAN Aadhaar link fees, fine, penalty

From now on, those who have not linked their PAN and Aadhaar, can link the two ID cards before the deadline by paying a fine of Rs 1,000.

The Income Tax Department said in a tweet: “Under the Income Tax Act 1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, who are not in the exemption category, to link their PAN to Aadhaar before the March 31, 2023. As of April 1, 2023, the disassociated PAN will be inoperative. What is obligatory is necessary. Don’t delay, link it today!”

How to link PAN with Aadhaar

Step 1: Visit the electronic filing portal for income taxes –

Step 2: Sign up for it (if you haven’t already). Your PAN (Permanent Account Number) will be your user ID.

Step 3: Sign in by entering your user ID, password, and date of birth.

Step 4 – A popup will appear asking you to link your PAN with Aadhaar.

Step 5 – Enter details like name, date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the PAN details.

Step 6: Check the PAN details on the screen with the ones mentioned in your Aadhaar.

Step 7 – If the details match, enter your Aadhaar number and click the “link now” button.

Step 8 – A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN.

Why should you PAN with Aadhaar?

  • Linking PAN with Aadhaar will help address the issue of multiple PAN cards being issued under the same name.
  • Your income tax return form will not be processed if your PAN is not linked to Aadhaar.
  • Citizens will obtain a summary detail of the taxes collected.

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