Who needs to link Aadhar and PAN? Resolution: Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act provides that every individual who has been allotted a permanent account number (PAN) as on the 1st day of July, 2017, and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhar number, shall intimate his Aadhar number in the prescribed form and manner.
You can link your PAN with Aadhaar by following process:
As soon as you reach the last stage of the process your PAN Card automatically gets linked to your Adhaar Card.
What if PAN and Aadhaar is not linked?
If your PAN is not linked with your Aadhaar, PAN will become inoperative. According to a recent tweet from the Income Tax Department, “As per IT Act,1961, it is mandatory for all PAN holders, to link their PAN with Aadhaar before 31.3. 23. From 1.4.
a) Open the Income Tax e-filing portal –
b) Register on it (if not already done). Your PAN (Permanent Account Number) will be your user id.
c) Log in by entering the User ID, password and date of birth.
d) A pop up window will appear, prompting you to link your PAN with Aadhaar. If not, go to ‘Profile Settings’ on Menu bar and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’.
e) Details such as name date of birth and gender will already be mentioned as per the PAN details.
f) Verify the PAN details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar. Pls. note that if there is a mismatch, you need to get the same corrected in either of the documents.
g) If the details match, enter your Aadhaar number and click on the “link now” button.
h) A pop-up message will inform you that your Aadhaar has been successfully linked to your PAN
i) You may also visit https://www.utiitsl.com/ OR to link your PAN and Aadhaar.
” From 1st July, 2023, the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative with consequences. The PAN can be made operative again in 30 days, upon intimation of Aadhaar to the prescribed authority after payment of fee of Rs. 1,000,” The IT deparment further notes in the official madate.