How to link pan card and aadhaar card?

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Linking your PAN card and Aadhaar card is a mandatory requirement for Indian citizens as per the Income Tax Department's guidelines. The process of linking your PAN card and Aadhaar card is quick and easy, and can be done online or offline.How to link pan card and aadhaar card

Here are the steps to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card online:

  1. Visit the Income Tax Department's e-filing website at https://www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in/home
  2. Click on the "Link Aadhaar" button on the home page.
  3. Enter your PAN card number, Aadhaar card number, and name as per your Aadhaar card.
  4. Enter the captcha code as displayed on the screen and click on "Link Aadhaar".
  5. A message will appear on the screen confirming that your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card.

If you do not have a PAN card or Aadhaar card, you can apply for one online through the respective government websites. Once you have received your PAN card and Aadhaar card, you can follow the above steps to link the two cards.

Alternatively, you can also link your PAN card and Aadhaar card offline by visiting the nearest PAN service center or Aadhaar enrollment center. Here are the steps to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card offline:

  1. Download and print the "Annexure-I" form from the Income Tax Department's website.
  2. Fill in the required details, including your PAN card number, Aadhaar card number, and name as per your Aadhaar card.
  3. Attach a copy of your PAN card and Aadhaar card to the form.
  4. Submit the form at the nearest PAN service center or Aadhaar enrollment center.
  5. A confirmation message will be sent to your registered mobile number and email address once your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card.

It is important to note that failure to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card by the deadline may result in penalties and fines imposed by the Income Tax Department. Therefore, it is advisable to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary inconvenience.

 

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