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PAN Aadhaar linking: Check the status to avoid double penalty from July 1

Madhu Balaji | | Updated on: Jun 30, 2022
PAN Aadhaar linking

PAN Aadhaar linking

Here is how to check PAN Aadhaar linking status

Linking Aadhaar with PAN from tomorrow (July 1, 2022) will attract a penalty of ₹1,000, according to a notification by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) dated March 29, 2022. However, if PAN-Aadhaar is linked between April 1, 2022, and June 30, 2022, then the individual is liable to pay ₹500 as a penalty.

Steps to check PAN-Aadhaar linking status

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Income Tax Department: https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal

Step 2: Select ‘Link Aadhaar Status’ option from the menu appearing in the sidebar.

Link Aadhaar status

Link Aadhaar status

Step 3: Fill in your PAN and Aadhaar number details.

Step 4: Click ‘View Link Aadhaar Status’ and the status will be displayed on the screen.

Here is how to link PAN with Aadhaar

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Income Tax Department: https://www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal

Step 2: Select the‘ Link Aadhaar’ option from the section menu appearing in the sidebar.

Step 3: Enter your PAN details, Aadhar card details.

Link Aadhaar tab

Link Aadhaar tab

Step 4: Fill in the details required, including the mobile number and OTP sent to the registered mobile number and then select ‘Validate.’

On payment of the penalty, your PAN and Aadhaar will be linked. You can also check the status on the portal.

Published on June 30, 2022
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