Aadhaar card has now become one of your important documents. Aadhar card is not only used for any proof, but it also has to be linked with other documents. Aadhaar has been made mandatory in India from banking system to government functioning. Aadhaar is a personal ID, due to which different individuals can be identified. Meanwhile, now the last date for linking the Aadhaar card with the PAN card has arrived. In such a situation, people who have not linked the PAN card to Aadhaar, they will have to do this work as soon as possible.
Actually, the deadline for linking PAN card to Aadhaar number was 31 March 2021. If you have not yet linked your PAN to Aadhaar, then get it linked soon. If you do not do this, then after 31 March, the PAN card of those who will not be linked with PAN Aadhaar will be deactivated from April 1, 2021. In such a situation, you have few days, in which you can link PAN card to Aadhaar.
There is also a provision for fine this time?
Once your PAN card is closed, you will have to pay a heavy fine to get it activated again. Now to file Income Tax Return (ITR), it is also necessary to provide the Aadhaar number with PAN. By the way, let us tell you that this date was changed earlier, because at that time the last date for linking Aadhaar and PAN was 30 June 2020, which was extended by the government till 31 March 2021. In such a situation, now it is necessary to do this work.
How to check whether Aadhaar card is linked or not?
First of all, check whether your Aadhaar card is linked to PAN card or not. If your PAN card is not linked to Aadhaar, then you should link it as soon as possible. You can check this by going to the official website of Income Tax, or by clicking on this link , you can go directly to the page, where you have to know about the PAN-Aadhaar link. After this, you will have to enter PAN and Aadhaar number. After this, you will get information about it in the new tab.
How to link Aadhaar?
After checking status above you find that your Aadhaar is not linked to PAN, then you need to link your Pan card and Aadhar card. You can also link Aadhar and Pan Card online by yourself. For this, first go to the e-filing portal of the Income Tax Department or you can directly go to that page by clicking here .
Click on the link in the Quick Link option on the left side on the website of the Income Tax Department.
If you do not have an account, register first. Here you have to fill the details of your PAN, Aadhaar number and name. After this, OTP will come on mobile. After filling it, you will be done.
You can also link via message. For this, type UIDPN in the capital letter followed by your 12 digit Aadhaar number by giving space and then type a 10 digit PAN number by giving space. Send this SMS to 567678 or 56161.