Income Tax return filing season is on. You are required to link your Aadhaar number with the PAN card. Users have the flexibility to do it both online and offline.
Have you been nudged with a pop-up message from the Income Tax department, asking if you have linked Aadhaar with PAN? You are most likely to get this message on the Income Tax filing website if your Aadhaar number hasn’t been linked with PAN yet. You can use the link given in the pop-up window to link your Aadhaar number with PAN. The Government of India has made it mandatory for PAN card holders to link the same with the unique identification number called Aadhaar.
You can also do the following steps to link Aadhaar with PAN :
-Login to the e-filling portal of the income-tax return efiling- www.incometaxindiafiling.gov.in
-Enter your Aadhaar and PAN numbers (mentioned on Aadhaar card and PAN card). Enter the name as mentioned in the Aadhaar card and the captcha code. Then click on the “link Aadhaar” button. The name mentioned on the Aadhaar card should be the same as shown on the PAN card. In case of any error or discrepancy, like spelling mistakes, the linking will not be possible. In such a case, you will require to update your Aadhaar details.