The final deadline to link your AADHAAR with your PAN card is March 31, 2023. If you haven’t linked the two yet, you will have to pay a penalty of Rs 1,000. Failure to link the AADHAAR and PAN card before March 31 2023 will render the latter useless. In this article, we show you how to link your AADHAAR to your PAN card.
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Here’s how you can link your AADHAAR to your PAN card
Linking your AADHAAR and PAN card is a two-step process. Since you are registering after the first deadline (March 31, 2022) you will need to pay a penalty of Rs 1,000. Once the penalty has been paid, you can proceed to link the AADHAAR with your PAN card. Here’s how.
Step 1: Visit the Income Tax Department’s e-Filing portal.
Step 2: Select ‘Link Aadhar’ from the Quick Links section on the left.
Step 3: Enter your PAN card and Aadhaar card number and hit Continue.
Step 4: Click on ‘Continue to pay through e-Pay tax’.
Step 5: On the next page, enter your PAN card number (twice) and mobile number.
Step 6: Enter the OTP to proceed to the e-Pay Tax page. Click on ‘Continue’.
Step 7: Click ‘Proceed’ under the Income Tax section.
Step 8: Select ‘2023-24’ under Assessment Year and ‘Other Receipts (500)’ under Type of Payment. Hit ‘Continue’.
Step 9: This is where you will see the fee breakdown. You don’t need to enter anything on this page. Hit ‘Continue’.
Step 10: The challan will be generated and you will be redirected to your bank’s website in order to make the payment.
The following banks are authorised for payment through ‘e-Pay Tax’: Axis Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, City Union Bank, Federal Bank, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, IndusInd Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Punjab National Bank, UCO Bank Union Bank of India.
If you do not have an account in either of these banks, go back to step Step 5 and click on the hyperlink for the Protean (NSDL) Portal. Once you’ve made the payment through the portal, proceed to the steps mentioned below. Payments made through the Protean (NSDL) Portal take 4-5 days to process. Wait for the appropriate time before linking your Aadhaar to your PAN card. If you’ve made the payment through e-Pay Tax then you can proceed right away.
Step 11: Go back to the e-FIling portal and click on Link AADHAAR. You also click on ‘Link Aadhaar’ in your personal details section after logging in.
Step 12: Enter your Aadhaar card number and click on ‘Validate’.
Step 13: You will be sent an OTP to the registered mobile number.
Step 14: Enter the OTP on the website.
Step 15: Your request for AADHAAR-PAN linking will be sent to UIDAI for validation.
To check the AADHAR-PAN linking status, read our article here.
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This is how you can link your AADHAAR to your PAN card. To make things quicker, use the e-Pay Tax payment instead of the Protean portal. Using the latter will take up to 5 days to process the penalty fee. Meanwhile, you can proceed to link your AADHAAR and PAN instantly after making the payment through the e-Pay Tax portal.
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