Pan Card will be of no use, income tax payer should pay attention

The Income Tax Department has given this information through the social media platform Twitter.

A big news is coming out regarding Pan Card and Aadhaar Card. If you have not yet linked PAN card and Aadhaar card, then your PAN card will be of no use. In fact, the government has extended the date for linking Aadhaar and PAN card. Now you can link Aadhaar and PAN card till 31 March 2023. But if you do not link both the identities within this time period, your PAN card will become inoperative. Let us tell you that the Income Tax Department has given this information through the social media platform Twitter.

As per Income-tax Act, 1961, the last date for linking PAN with Aadhaar is 31.3.2023, for all PAN holders who do not fall under the exempt category, failing which the unlinked PAN shall become inoperative.
Don’t delay, link today! pic.twitter.com/t8UoilnVjQ

— Income Tax India (@IncomeTaxIndia) November 18, 2022

For information, let us tell you that Aadhaar and PAN card link is also necessary because with its help income tax return is filed. If you also file income tax return and are a PAN card holder, then you should do the work immediately. Regarding this, let us also tell you that the Income Tax Department’s Notification no. According to 37/2017, it is necessary for all pen holders to be linked with Aadhaar card.

Now more fees will be charged

Earlier no fee was charged for linking Aadhaar and PAN card. But at present, the government has extended the deadline for linking Permanent Account Number with Aadhaar card. At the same time, now the government is also taking a fee of thousand rupees for this. This penalty has been declared by the Central Board of Direct Taxes. Let us tell you that now you can get Aadhaar and PAN card linked till 31 March 2023.

On March 30, the department had increased the fee of Rs 500 under Sub Section (2) under Section 139AA on June 30, 2022. Wherein now it has been reduced to thousand rupees. Along with this, if you are unable to link Aadhaar and PAN card within the stipulated time frame, then your PAN card will be of no use, that is, it will become inoperative.

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Here’s how to link Aadhaar and PAN card online

  • First of all, you have to visit the official e-filing website of Income Tax or you can click on this link https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/.
  • On the website, you will see the quick link option, here you can go to the link Aadhaar option, after which you enter the details of your PAN card and Aadhaar card number and validate.
  • If your Aadhaar and PAN card is already linked then you will get the message that PAN card has already been linked.
  • If your aadhaar card is not linked then you have to file challan from NDSL portal. You will get the payment information on the notification.
  • Further after entering your Aadhaar details you will get 6 digit OTP number on your mobile number.
  • After entering the OTP number, you have to submit your Aadhaar PAN link request, after which you can check the status of your request.
  • In the end, let us also tell you that this process may take four to five days.

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