The government has made it mandatory to provide both Aadhaar and PAN number for filing taxes from July 1 onward.
Aadhaar card with PAN card
Here’s a guide which can help you to link your Aadhaar and PAN cards.
To link both the identifications, taxpayers first need to register on the Income tax website. Once registered, follow the steps listed below to link the two IDs. Aadhaar card with PAN card
Log in to the e-Filing portal with your user id and password.
In the various tabs on top of the page, click on profile settings. In the drop down, click on link Aadhaar.
In the new page, you will see your personal details like name, date of birth etc. Verify the details on the screen with your Aadhaar card.
If they match, enter Aadhaar number and click on the ‘link now’ button.
You will receive a pop-up message saying – “Aadhaar-PAN linking is completed successfully”.
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Linking Aadhaar and PAN is not mandatory for all. Read who all are exempt
CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes)
(2) Not a citizen of India
(3) Is of age 80 years or more at any time during the tax year
(4) Residents of the states of Assam, Meghalaya and Jammu and Kashmir
The above mentioned categories of Individuals are exempted from the purview of section 139AA i.e. exempted from compulsory linking of PAN and Aadhaar, only if they do not possess Aadhaar or Aadhaar Enrolment ID.
The newly introduced section 139AA of the Income Tax Act states that every person who has been allotted PAN as on July 1, 2017 and who is eligible to obtain Aadhaar Number shall intimate the same to the tax authorities. The PAN of those who fail to do so will become invalid ..