This post is for you if you're one of those people who do not link aadhar with PAN and are unsure of the repercussions. If Aadhar and PAN cards are not linked, your PAN card may stop working. If you run into issues with paying your taxes, buying stocks or mutual funds, or doing routine bank activities. Let's quickly verify if you are unsure as to whether you have ever linked these IDs.
How can I determine the Aadhar PAN link status?
To determine whether your Aadhar card PAN card link status, follow these steps:
Go to the official Income Tax e-filing website in order to get started.
The fast links area can be found on the home page. To proceed, select "Link Aadhaar Status."
Aadhar and PAN numbers must be entered.
Select 'View Link Aadhaar Status'.
You will notice a message that informs you that your PAN and Aadhar are not linked if the PAN and Aadhar are not linked.
What occurs if you don't link Aadhar with PAN?
These issues occur if you don’t link Aadhar with PAN :-
No income tax returns will be accepted from you.
You won't be allowed to deposit money with banks or NBFCs worth more than RS.50,000 at once or more than RS.250,000 annually.
Mutual fund units costing more than RS.50,000 cannot be purchased.
No transactions involving goods or services over RS.50,000 will be permitted.
New debit or credit cards won't be available to you.
Because inoperative PANs may prevent you from receiving outstanding returns or refunds.
A higher rate of tax deduction is possible.
As you require a PAN card to get your passport made, traveling may also be challenging for you.
Attaching your Aadhar to PAN card in two steps
For AY 2023–2024, submit the required fee using the e-filing portal by using "e-pay Tax Service" or the NSDL site under Major head (0021) and Minor head (500).
Send a request for an Aadhaar-PAN link.
Option 1: How to connect Aadhar using the Income Tax Department of India's
electronic filing system.
Here are the step that can we used for ‘ How to check PAN linked with Aadhar’ :-
Check out the e-filing webpage.
After entering your PAN and Aadhaar information, click "Validate."
Click Continue, then input your name according to your Aadhaar and the mobile number that is linked to your Aadhaar.
If the only information on the Aadhaar is the year of birth, select "I have only year of birth in the Aadhaar card" before selecting "I agree to validate my Aadhaar details" and selecting "Link Aadhaar."
Type in the OTP and select Validate.
Your payment information is confirmed by e-filing if you have already paid your challan on the NSDL portal, and a notification will appear to let you know this. Do not be concerned if the penalty fines have not yet been paid. The e-filing website still accepts payments for it.
You will be routed to the e-Pay Tax page after the OTP has been verified
On the Income Tax Tile, click on Continue.
Click on proceed after selecting the AY as 2023–2024 and the kind of payment
asOther Receipts (500).
The relevant amount will be pre-filled under Others.
Your Aadhaar number and PAN can be linked on the e-Filing Portal when costs have been paid.
Option 2: Using an SMS to connect your PAN and Aadhaar.
A simple SMS message can also be used to link your Aadhar and PAN cards. Make sure, however, that you've used the NSDL portal as mentioned above to pay the penalty costs to the relevant authorities. Make the following decisions once you have paid :-
Step 1: Send the following text message: UIDPAN (12-digit Aadhaar) "10-digit PAN"
Step 2: Send the message to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number.
How to pay the penalties for integrating Aadhar and PAN
You have two options for paying the penalty fees: either online at the e-filing website or through the NSDL portal :-
The procedures to integrate Aadhaar with PAN using the NSDL portal are as follows :-
Open the tax payment window on the department's official website for income taxes.
Challan no./ITNS 280 should be selected under the Non-TDS/TCS category.
'(0021)' as the selection head along with "(500)"
Pick a payment method.
Put in a few of your personal information, including your PAN, address, assessment year, etc.
Finally, send the rs.1,000 payment.
By paying the penalty costs, you've already taken the first step towards tying your PAN and Aadhaar together. In order to link your PAN and Aadhaar card for e-Filing, you will now need to wait at least 4-5 days.