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Last Chance: Link Aadhaar with PAN to Avoid Higher Tax Deductions

The Income Tax Department has issued a final reminder to taxpayers, urging them to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar before May 31, 2024.

Failure to do so may result in higher tax deductions at source (TDS). To prevent this, taxpayers are encouraged to complete the Aadhaar-PAN linkage process promptly.

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How to Link PAN with Aadhaar: Step-by-Step Guide

Follow these simple steps to link your PAN card with Aadhaar online:

  1. Visit the official Income Tax Department website at eportal.incometax.gov.in or incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in.
  2. If you’re not registered already, complete the registration process.
  3. Use your PAN and Aadhaar numbers as your user ID.
  4. Log in with your user ID, password, and date of birth.
  5. A notification prompt will appear, requesting you to link your PAN with Aadhaar. If not, navigate to the ‘Quick Links’ section.
  6. Select ‘Link Aadhaar’ on the homepage.
  7. Enter your PAN number, Aadhaar number, and captcha code.
  8. Submit the required information to receive a confirmation notification.
  9. Your PAN will be successfully linked with Aadhaar.

Check Aadhaar-PAN Linkage via SMS

To verify if your Aadhaar is linked with PAN, follow these steps:

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  1. Compose an SMS with the text “UIDPAN” followed by a space.
  2. Enter your 12-digit Aadhaar number followed by a space.
  3. Add your 10-digit PAN number.
  4. Send the SMS to 567678 or 56161.
  5. Await confirmation message indicating successful linkage.

Link Aadhaar with PAN via SMS

Alternatively, you can link Aadhaar with PAN through SMS:

  1. Type “UIDPAN” followed by a space, your 12-digit Aadhaar number, and then your PAN number on your mobile phone.
  2. Send the SMS to 567678 or 56161 from your registered mobile number.
  3. You’ll receive a confirmation message upon successful Aadhaar-PAN linkage.

Don’t miss this final opportunity to link your Aadhaar with PAN and avoid higher TDS deductions. Act now to ensure compliance with Income Tax regulations.



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