Deadline to link Permanent Account Number i.e. PAN to Aadhaar Card is March 31, 2021. If you have not yet linked your PAN to Aadhaar, then link it soon, because after 31 March, those who will not be linked with Aadhaar, their PAN will be deactivated from 1 April 2021. After this, you have to pay a heavy fine to activate the PAN again. Now to file Income Tax Return (ITR), it is also necessary to provide the Aadhaar number with PAN.
Let us tell you that the last date for linking the first PAN to Aadhaar was 30 June 2020, which was increased to 31 March 2021 by the government. By this date, those who do not link it, they will face huge difficulties in future. They will also have difficulty in filing GST etc. with ITR and availing government schemes. Today we are telling you the easy way to link PAN to Aadhaar, so that you will be able to link it in a pinch.
Link to this by visiting the income tax website
Register yourself first by visiting the income tax e-filing website www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
Link Aadhaar option will appear on the left-hand side of the income tax website. Click on this link.
After doing this, a new page will open. On this enter the PAN number, Aadhaar number, date of birth along with the name filled on the basis.
After this, fill the captcha code and click on the tab of Link Aadhaar. After this your Aadhaar will be linked.
Get this link through SMS
To link PAN card to Aadhaar via SMS, go to the message box and type UIDPN in the capital letter and after that give your 12 digit Aadhaar number by giving space and then type a 10 digit PAN number by giving space. Then SMS this message to 567678 or 56161. After doing this, the Income Tax Department will start the process of linking these two documents and will send the confirmation message when the link is made.