Link Aadhar Card with Pan Card : PAN (Permanent Account Number) card is now officially required for all the financial transactions which are above 50000. Aadhar card, another important card is also being used everywhere nowadays. Recently, the government had made it mandatory to use Aadhar Card while filing for Income Tax and later on the government issued a notification stating that the people need to link their Aadhar Card with their PAN Card. As per government notification if both the cards are not linked PAN card will be rendered useless. The news also states the deadline for linking process. If linking is not done via specified time as stated pan card will be useless.
Why Link Aadhar Card with Pan Card
- The first reason to link aadhar card with pan card is to prevent tax evasion as it would be easy to keep a track of the people and their financial transactions.
- There are number of people who have multiple PAN Cards After this initiative, it would be impossible to have multiple PAN Cards by the individual as a person will only have only one aadhar
- The process will also make it easy to file the income tax as the details can be fetched with help of PAN Card as well as the Aadhar Card.
How to Link Aadhar Card with Pan Card??
Follow the steps mentioned below to know how you can link aadhar with your PAN card
The first step is to open the e-Filing Portal of the Income tax department. You can open the portal by clicking here. Once the portal is displayed, click on ‘Register Yourself’ on the left hand side of the portal.
Now the page for the registration will be displayed on the screen you just visited. There select your category as Individual and click on the next page enter your PAN Number, Date of Birth, Last Name and First name. After entering all the details, click on continue button then you will be redirected to next page
On the next page, similar details will be asked and after entering all the details, click on the submit button. By doing so you will be eligible to use income tax e-Filing Portal.
The next step involves, signing in to the portal with the registration details that you used in the second and the third step. Login facility will be available on home page.
After successful login, click on Profile Settings from the top navigation bar and then from the drop-down list, click on Link Aadhar. This will then redirect you to a new page where you can link your Aadhar card to your PAN number.
After being redirected to new page enter your Aadhar number, and other relevant details and then enter the captcha code before clicking on Link Aadhar Button. On clicking the button, the Aadhar card will be linked to your PAN Card and a completion message will be displayed.
About Pan Card
A PAN (Permanent Account Number) card is a unique 10 character code which is assigned to all tax paying entities in India. By using this card government can keep records of all transactions made, which makes it convenient for the government to keep track of the transactions. This card is issued by income tax department.
About Aadhar Card
The Aadhar is a unique identification card that is given to every Indian citizen. It is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India, the card has 12 digit number along with a unique QR code