New Delhi: Indian taxpayers without Aadhaar number or its enrolment ID will not be able to e-file their Income Tax returns (ITRs) from July 1 even as the tax department has said that in no case any PAN will be invalidated.
People who are not able to link their Aadhaar and Permanent Account Number (PAN) by July 1, will have the option to mention the UIDAI-provided number in the e-ITR and this will be considered a valid linking of the two unique numbers.
Follow the below mentioned procedure to link your PAN Card with Aadhaar Card
In order to link PAN and Aadhaar cards, tax payers have to first register on the Income tax e-Filing portal. Once they have done so, they are to follow the steps outlined below:
Log in to the e-Filing portal of the Income Tax Department by entering the log-in ID, password and date of birth
After punching in the details, you will also have to feed in a code
On logging in to the site, a pop up window will appear, prompting you to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card
If not, you can go to Profile setting and opt the “Link Adhaar” button
Punch in the details such as name, date of birth and gender. It will be already mentioned by you during registration on the e-Filing portal
Verify the details on screen with the ones mentioned on your Aadhaar card
If the details match, enter your Aadhaar card number and click on the “link now” button
You will get the message that your Aadhaar card has been successfully linked to your PAN card