PAN AND AADHAAR LINKING

Linking your PAN and Aadhaa is  mandatory requirement imposed by the government of INDIA. This process of linking PAN and Aadhaar helps in reducing the tax evasion and ensuring that individuals are not using multiple PAN cards to avoid taxes.

 steps to  link your PAN and Aadhaar:

1. Visit Official Income Tax Website:
 Go to official website of  Income Tax Department of India (https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/).

2. Register / Log In:
– If you are not registered  befor on this website, you will need to register first. If you are registered,  please log in using your credentials.

3. Link Aadhaar:
– After logging in, you will find an option to link your Aadhaar card with your  PAN. Click on it.

4. Provide Details:
-Eenter your PAN, Aadhaar number, and other required details in the prompted window.

5. Verification:
– Ensure that to enter details  name, date of birth, and gender on both your Aadhaar cards  and PAN match. If there are discrepancies, you may need to update these details with  respective authorities (either  with the Income Tax Department or the UIDAI).

6. OTP Verification:
– An OTP will be sent to the your mobile number registered with your Aadhaar card. Enter OTP for verification.

7. Confirmation:
– Once after OTP is verified, you will receive confirmation message that your PAN and Aadhaar have been linked successfully.

8. Verification Status:
– You can also check  status of your PAN-Aadhaar linking on Income Tax Department’s website.

If you have not registered your mobile number while taking  Aadhaar, you must do so at   nearest Aadhaar Enrollment Center before attempting to link PAN and Aadhaar online.

The government periodically sets the deadlines for linking PAN and Aadhaar. Failure to link your PAN and Aadhaar by  specified deadline may result in  invalidation of your PAN card.

It’s essential to complete this linking process as ia legal requirement, and non-compliance may lead to consequences such as your PAN becoming inoperative, difficulty in filing income tax returns, or penalties. Always ensure that you use the official government website for this process to avoid scams and fraud.

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