A PAN (Permanent Account Number) card is a unique 10 character code that is allotted to all tax paying units in India. This card links all transactions issued by the Income Tax Department attracts tax under a single source which in turn makes it convenient for the present government to keep track of all the accounts.
A PAN Card is essential for filing Income Tax returns in the country, every individual, entities, that pay taxes are expected to have one including foreigners. It is advisable to link these documents before any intimation as suggested by UIDAI.
For linking the aadhaar with PAN, visit the official website here …
Follow these steps to be able to link Aadhar with PAN card.
- To begin with, the user must enter the correct PAN Card details. One is supposed to give out Aadhar card details.
- Follow by the entering in the name written on the Aadhar card.
- Enter the correct captcha code given in the box.
- In case of visually challenged user opt for one-time password instead of captcha code.
The user must bear in mind while submitting the details, to enter the correct information including name, date of birth, and gender as per PAN will be validated against Aadhar details. Moreover, this, aadhaar number and name as per aadhaar is precisely the same as written on your aadhaar card.
In addition to its primary use, a PAN card is also used as proof of identity (POI) and age for everything from booking tickets for a movie, participating in the stock market to relating for a passport.
The Aadhaar card is a unique identification card that is allotted to every Indian citizen. Allotted by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the card is a 12 digit number that assists as proof of identity in addition to proof of address. An initiative by the government to have a single documentation document for every citizen in the nation, the card is a personal identification card that comprises the person’s biometric and demographic information.
Currently, a number of government facilities and outlines necessitate an Aadhaar number for registering and confirmation resolutions, thus making it a significant document.
Here’s how to link Aadhaar with PAN using SMS
The Income Tax Department professed that taxpayers can link their PAN card with their Aadhaar card using a simple and easy SMS-based process.
SMS format to link Aadhaar with PAN
Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 in following format:
UIDPAN<12 digit Aadhaar><10 digit PAN>
Example: UIDPAN 3421342112341234 AAAAAE12EE
The department issued ads in newspapers across the country and explained how both both the unique identity numbers of a person can be linked by sending a message to either 56161 or 567678.
People can also go to the official e-filing website of the Income Tax Department and link both these documents. Linking these two proofs of identity will help you to get tax facilities online.
The user will receive a (One time password) OTP from the Aadhar database to their registered mobile number. It has been made necessary by the government, for the taxpayers, to reference the Aadhar or the enrolment id at the time of filing their Income-Tax returns (ITR).