Currently, Aadhaar and PAN are the two most important identification proofs/official documents that are required in most of the official works. Everything revolves around both the documents and one can’t do without having them. However, recently, the Income Tax Department has made it very clear that linking Aadhaar with PAN is indispensable to file income tax returns and execute the higher amount transactions above 50000/- and above. In both cases, one has to have an Aadhaar linked with his PAN. Thus, it has become very important for all those who still don’t have their Aadhaar linked with PAN.
However, the process of linking Aadhar card with PAN card by e-filing is quite easy and hassle-free. One doesn’t need to make much effort in order to get it done. Precisely, it can be done via visiting the Income Tax official portal
Linking Aadhaar card with PAN card by e-filing
Those who are still wondering how to link your Aadhaar with PAN via e-filing can now easily do that by following the below steps:
- First of all, you have to visit the official website of the Income Tax Department, www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in where you need to register yourself with a login ID, password, and date of birth.
- After entering your details successfully, you will get a pop-up window where you can find the linking of Aadhaar with the PAN process. In case, that pop-up window doesn’t come on your screen you can simply to go the Profile Settings option and click on the Link Aadhaar option to get started.
- After that, you will see the information about you that you have already filled at the time of the registration process. Once you verify the details with your Aadhaar then you have to fill in the captcha code and click on the LINK button to get it done.
- If the information given by you successfully is successfully matched with your Aadhaar card then you will get an instant notification that it has been linked successfully.
Benefits of linking Aadhaar card with PAN card via e-filing
First of all, it will help the Govt to prevent tax invasion
The government of India can easily track all the taxable transactions of every individual residing in the country with his name, address, and account details. Thus, those who try to avoid paying taxes can’t do it any further.
Secondly, it will help to solve the problem of having multiple PAN cards in the same name.
It is being observed in the past that people applied for multiple PAN cards to avoid paying taxes. Thus, once you link your Aadhaar with your PAN card by e-filing you can’t apply for any other PAN card.
What if you are failed to link Aadhaar card with your PAN card by e-filing?
Most of the time, the reason behind the rejection may be the mismatch in the information provided you. If the information furnished by you mismatched on Aadhaar and PAN then you may encounter a failure. However, once you provide the correct information or make the essential corrections you can easily get them linked successfully.
So, if you are the one whose Aadhaar is still not linked with PAN then follow the above procedure to link it ASAP.