News Nation Logo

Link PAN-Aadhaar Before March 31, Reminds Income Tax Department; Here's How To Do It

Income Tax Department Has Warned That All Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) Not Linked To Aadhaar Will Be Declared As "inoperative" After The Deadline.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 17 Mar 2020, 12:46:00 PM
aadhar

It is mandatory to link your PAN and Aadhaar before 31st March, 2020 (Photo Credit: Representational Image)

New Delhi:

The Income Tax Department has appealed PAN card holders to link their 10-digit alphanumeric number with Aadhaar card before March 31. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) had extended the deadline for linking PAN card with Aadhaar for the eighth time on December 30, 2019. Income Tax Department has warned that all Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) not linked to Aadhaar will be declared as "inoperative" after the deadline. "Don't miss the deadline! It is mandatory to link your PAN and Aadhaar before 31st March, 2020. You can do it through Biometric Aadhaar authentication & also by visiting the PAN service centers of NSDL and UTITSL," @IncomeTaxIndia tweeted recently.

According to, section 139 AA (2) of the Income Tax Act, every person having PAN as on July 1, 2017, and is eligible to obtain Aadhaar, must intimate his Aadhaar number to tax authorities.

Here's How You can Link Your PAN And Aadhaar:

  1. Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 in the format: UIDPAN12digit Aadhaar>10digitPAN>
  2. Through e-filing portal of the department: www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
  3. Visiting the PAN service centers of NSDL and UTITSL.

For all the Latest Business News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 17 Mar 2020, 12:46:00 PM