Income Tax Department has started linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) with the unique identification Number Aadhaar, a step that will eliminate sending ITR – V to CPC.
However, Aadhaar Number can be lined only if Name, Date of Birth, Gender as per Aadhaar Card matches with the details as per PAN data.
Income Tax Department will validate your name, date of birth, gender as per PAN and Aadhaar Number with UIDAI. Please note that if the details do not match, the Aadhaar number will not be linked to your PAN.
Once Aadhaar- PAN linking is completed, you can E-Verify your return using Aadhaar, if your mobile is registered with Aadhaar. Please note that once Aadhaar linked with PAN you can’t delink Aadhhar Number. At present department has not provided option to delink PAN with Aadhaar. IT department is planning to map all taxpayer details via PAN and Aadhaar. Before linking PAN with Aadhaar read this article
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Step by Step procedure to link Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number(PAN):
Step 1: Login to income tax e-Filing portal
Go to Profile setting –> Aadhar Linked to PAN
Step 2: Link Aadhaar :
Enter Aadhar Number and press link now button after following steps mentioned in below screenshot
That’s it, you will get email message for successfully linking Aadhaar Number to your PAN.