PAN-Aadhaar Link Status: Completed linking? If not, you won't be able to claim Income Tax refund after 15 days
Failing which, users will not be able to file Income Tax returns or claim refund. Also, if there is a mistake in your PAN card and you have not got them corrected then you will not be able to complete important tasks like filing the income tax return.
Your PAN Card may become invalid after March 31, 2019 if you have not yet linked it with Aadhaar. As per the rules, it is mandatory to link PAN with Aadhaar before the March 31 deadline. Failing which, users will not be able to file Income Tax returns or claim refund. Also, if there is a mistake in your PAN card and you have not got them corrected then you will not be able to complete important tasks like filing the income tax return. PAN card is a mandatory document for financial transactions and filing tax returns.
PAN card details of several people are printed incorrectly. These may include spelling of the user's Name, father's name or birthdate. If this is the case with you then correct it soon, otherwise, you will not be able to file income tax returns. For the first time, people who have filed their returns may not be aware that a slight mistake in PAN card or ITR form can prove costly.
There is no need to feel hassled to update the PAN card. You can update it online, from the comfort of your home in a few minutes. However, you need to have all the necessary information before updating. Here's how you can update your PAN card:
Correct PAN details online:
Actually, to get the spelling of your name on the card corrected via e-mail, you will have to fill in a form. You can download this form at http://www.incometaxindia.gov.in/archive/changeform.pdf
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With this form, you will have to submit documents as proof to correct your name. If an incorrect name is printed on the PAN card due to the mistake made by the Income Tax Department, then you can submit the document on which your name is printed correctly. If you have changed your name, you will have to give a copy of the official gazette in which the changed name was printed.
After this, you will receive an e-mail from the income tax department, which will have details of your changed name. After you approve the changes, your name and address will be updated. The entire process will take only a few days.
Link Aadhaar-PAN online
You can also link your PAN with Aadhaar online by visiting the link:
The CBDT had extended the deadline for PAN-Aadhaar linking to 31st March, 2019.