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    Steps to link your pan to Aadhaar

    By Nimisha Gupta|11th Apr 2017
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    The Government is on the spree to make AADHAAR the aadhaar (base) for your identity.

    A NEW RULE : Linking PAN to AADHAAR is COMPULSORY!

    In accordance to the latest circular dated 5th April,2017 issued by Income Tax Department it is mandatory to link the Aadhaar number with Permanent Account Number before filing the income returns or for applying for PAN with effect from 1st July,2017.

    # STATISTICS

    According to the survey, presently

    • Total Aadhaar cards issued are around 111 crores.

    • PAN cards issued are 25 crores.

    • Total number of people who file ITRs are 6 crores

    • Assessees with Aadhar linked PAN are 1.08 crores

    # POINT IN CONTENTION

    Government has taken such conducive measures,

    • To penalize tax evaders.

    • To find defaulters with multiple PAN cards.

    • To ease the assesses of the hassle from submitting their IT acknowledgment.

    • To verify the real identity of the person by crosschecking the basic details.

    # STEPS TO LINK

    Step 01: go to the official Income Tax E-filing portal

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    Step 02: Login as a Registered user.

    User ID: PAN Number

    Password: Date of Birth/ any other if changed.

    Step 03: As soon as you login a popup will appear, 'LINK YOUR PAN CARD WITH AADHAAR CARD’

    Step 04: Enter your Aadhaar Number, Captcha Code and click ‘Link Now’.

    P.S.: (1) There is an option to link the same later, simply click on ‘Later’ button.

           (2) Incase of no pop-up. Go to Profile Setting and then click on Link Aadhaar.

    On having done so, the automated system will reconcile the personal details like your Name, Date of birth, Gender, Address. In case of a successful transaction a message will be sent on your registered number.

    CS Nimisha Gupta

    has an unleashed zest for everything creative. Is a budding writer, inspired from coffee beans to pen down, when the world sleeps. It's not about the destination rather the journey. #MusicBuff #Coffeeholic #ChocoManiac #Trailblazer. Affiliated with QuickCompany which deals in Legal Activities. You can register a private limited company in India, register trademark in Delhi, search for company and trademark information etc.

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