Linking your PAN with your Aadhar is a straightforward process; You can do it online in a few steps through the e-filing website in minutes.
However, before linking PAN with Aadhar, you should check whether it is linked or not. It will show you the link status on the screen.
According to the Income Tax Department of the Government of India, the taxpayer must link their PAN with Aadhar to e-file returns.
Besides, anyone who needs a PAN instantly can get an e-PAN immediately by entering their Aadhar details.
For Instant e-PAN, the age should be eighteen years, and a registered mobile number with Aadhar is required to receive the OTP. If you want to know more about ‘Instant e-PAN online’, check here.
How to Link PAN with Aadhar Online?
Step by step guide is given below, so before proceeding keep your Aadhaar, PAN, and mobile number ready:
Step 1: Go to the official site of the e-filling. Select the ‘Link Aadhaar‘, on the screen/page.
Step 2: Enter your PAN and Aadhaar Number. Click on the Validate option.
Step 3: Click on “Continue To Pay Through E-Pay” on the next screen. Enter your PAN number, re-enter and provide your mobile number. Select the Continue option.
Step 4: You will receive OTP on your mobile, Enter OTP and click on Continue. Your PAN number and Name will be displayed on the next screen. Click on Continue.
Step 5: Select Proceed in the “Income Tax” box out of three that will appear first on the screen.
Step 6: Select the Assessment Year (2023-24) from the drop-down menu and the Type of Payment. Select Other Receipts (500) and click on Continue.
Step 7: Now, a message appears, showing that you have to pay Rs.1000. Click Continue.
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Step 8: Choose the mode of payment for payment, there are multiple payment options like net banking, debit, bank, etc. So, this is how you can Link PAN with Aadhar online.
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How to Check Link Aadhar Status Online?
This is very simple, you can check the PAN and Aadhar link status online in a few steps:
1. Visit the official website of e-Filling, and click on the 2nd option, ‘Link Aadhaar Status‘.
2. Enter PAN and Aadhaar number on the next screen and click on ‘View Link Aadhaar Status. The PAN link status will be displayed on the screen within seconds.
See also – How to Get a Physical PAN card Online
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A: Visit the e-filling official website (www.incometax.gov.in), and click on the ‘Link Aadhaar’ option. Enter your PAN Number, or Aadhaar number, tick the check box and submit. On the next page, enter OTP and click on validate option.
A: You will get the Link Aadhaar Status option on the official website www.incometax.gov.in. Click on it, and enter your PAN and Aadhaar number on the next page. Then, click on the option ‘View Link Aadhaar Status. You will get the link status online.
A: The minimum age for the e-pan is 18 years.
A: It helps the Income-tax Authority keep track of all financial transactions essential in assessing an individual or company’s tax liability. Besides, it also helps in reducing the chances of tax evasion.