HURRY! Last date of linking Aadhaar with PAN on June 30, check here how to link them just by sending an SMS
Only a few days are left for linking the Aadhaar number with PAN. The last date for linking Aadhaar number with PAN is June 30, 2021. Now, an individual can link Aadhaar number with PAN by using SMS facility as well.
Linking Aadhaar with PAN Card via SMS: Only a few days are left for linking the Aadhaar number with PAN. The last date for linking Aadhaar number with PAN is June 30, 2021. Now, an individual can link Aadhaar number with PAN by using SMS facility as well.
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Initially, the last date for linking Aadhaar number with PAN was March 31, 2021. However, now it has been extended till June 30, 2021. The Income Tax department had also tweeted from its official Twitter handle informing the extension in the date for linking Aadhaar number with PAN due to the difficulties because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tweet said, "Central Government extends the last date for linking of Aadhaar number with PAN from 31st March, 2021 to 30th June, 2021, in view of the difficulties arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic."
Now, a taxpayer must note that he or she can link the Aadhaar number with PAN via SMS facility only needs to send an SMS 567678 or 56161. In order to link the Aadhaar number with PAN, one has to send an SMS to 567678 or 56161 in the following format:
UIDPAN<space><12 digit Aadhaar><space><10 digit PAN>
For instance, check this example of SMS to be sent: UIDPAN 111122223333 AAAPA9999Q
After sending the SMS to one of the above-mentioned numbers, Aadhaar number will be linked with PAN if name and date of birth of taxpayer is identical to Aadhaar and PAN.
At present, Aadhaar is an one-off identity for the Indian citizens and the linking of Aadhaar with PAN will make things transparent and hassle-free.
Apart from this SMS facility, one can also link one's Aadhaar number with PAN by means of the new e-filing portal at incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. In order to do so, one has to follow certain simple steps. They are as follows:
Step 1: Open the Income Tax e-filing portal - incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/
Step 2: On the homepage, under the Quick Links section, ‘Link Aadhaar’ will be displayed
Step 3: Under ‘Link Aadhaar’, Click on ‘Know About your Aadhaar-PAN linking Status’ option
Step 4: It will take you to a new window. Enter your PAN and Aadhaar Cards detail in the box
Step 5: After filling up the details, click on ‘View Link Aadhaar Status’
Step 6: The status of your Aadhaar PAN will be displayed on the website
As the last date for linking Aadhaar number with PAN is approaching near on June 30, 2021, one must not waste any time and immediately link the Aadhaar number with PAN.
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