- After the decision of CBDT, Aadhaar-PAN can be linked by 31 March 2020
- CBDT had earlier fixed the deadline to link Aadhaar-PAN on 31 December 2019
- The Supreme Court in September last year declared the Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid
The period for linking Aadhaar-PAN card has been extended till March 2020. The Central Board of Direct Technologies (CBDT) gave this information on Monday. Its deadline was 31 December. CBDT wrote on its Twitter account, The period for linking Aadhaar and PAN card has been extended from 31 December 2019 to 31 March 2020. The department has extended this deadline for the eighth time. Earlier, the deadline for the Aadhaar-PAN link was 30 September, which was extended to 31 December by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
THE PERIOD FOR LINKING AADHAAR-PAN CARD HAS BEEN EXTENDED TILL MARCH 2020
In September last year, the Supreme Court had declared the Aadhaar scheme of the Center as constitutionally valid and declared Aadhaar’s biometric ID mandatory for issuing PAN cards and filing income tax returns. According to Section 139-AA (2) of the Income Tax Act, every person who has a PAN card and is eligible to get an Aadhaar card by July 1, 2017, has to tell the Aadhaar number his / her Aadhaar number.
UIDAI ISSUES 12 DIGIT AADHAAR NUMBER
Aadhaar is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to a resident of India. PAN issued by the Income Tax Department is a 10 digit alphanumeric number issued to an individual, firm or institution.
LINK SUCH AADHAR-PAN THROUGH SMS
The Income Tax Department has given an option to the taxpayers that they can also link Aadhaar-PAN through SMS. This method is the easiest.
For this, you have to type UIDPN on your phone. After this, enter your Aadhaar number and then the PAN number by giving space.
For example, UIDPAN <12-digit Aadhaar> <10-digit PAN> is to be sent to 567678 or 56161.
After this, the Income Tax Department will put both your numbers in the link process.
You can also link Aadhaar-PAN online
FIRST OF ALL, IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS NOT CREATED THEN REGISTER YOURSELF FIRST
After this, go to the e-filing website of the Income Tax Department (www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in).
Click here to see the ‘Link Aadhaar’ option on the website.
After login, go to the profile settings of your account.
In the profile settings, you will see the option to link Aadhaar card, select it.
Fill your Aadhaar number and captcha code in the section given here.
After filling the information, click on the link shown below. After this your Aadhaar will be linked.
Source: Khulasa News