Whether you file income tax returns or not it has now become mandatory to link PAN with Aadhaar. Recently the government has extended the last date to link Aadhaar and PAN card till 31st December 2017.
If you have already linked your 12 digit Aadhaar and PAN and want to verify the verify status, this article will help you.
Find the status of Aadhaar and PAN linking.
First, you need to visit Income tax e-filing website. You can check if your Aadhaar is already linked to your PAN by visiting the www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. How To Check Your Aadhaar-Mobile Number Linking Status?
Login to the Income Tax offical website by entering PAN (User ID), password and your date of birth. When your account opens, click on 'Profile Settings' tab
Select the last option 'Link Aadhaar.' The screen will show the message, 'Your PAN is already linked to Aadhaar number XXXX1111'.
If your PAN is not linked to Aadhaar, then a form will appear where you will be required to enter details such as
- Your name
- Date of birth
- Gender as per PAN records
- Aadhaar number
Aadhaar and PAN linking is to eliminate all fraud tax payers from the system.After Aadhaar and PAN seeding all Income tax details of any person can be populated just by punching his or her Aadhaar number. Reminder: Know These Five Aadhaar Linking Deadline