Aadhaar-PAN Link Last Date Today: Know How To Do It To Avoid Higher TDS

The Aadhar card and PAN card can be linked by visiting the Income Tax e-filing portal. In this article, we have discussed the steps in details.

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Reminding taxpayers to link their PAN with their Aadhaar by May 31, 2024, the Income Tax Department posted on X, “Kind attention taxpayers, please link your PAN with Aadhaar before May 31, 2024. Linking your PAN with your Aadhaar by May 31 ensures you don’t face higher tax deduction/tax collection under Section 206AA and 206CC of the Income Tax Act, 1961, due to an inoperative PAN for transactions entered into before March 31, 2024.”

Here's how to link your PAN with Aadhaar

  1. Visit the e-Filing Portal and click on ‘Link Aadhaar’ in the Quick Links section.

  2. Enter PAN and Aadhaar Number and click on ‘Continue’ to Pay Through e-Pay Tax 

  3. Enter mobile number to receive OTP and after entering it you will be redirected to the e-Pay Tax page

  4. Click on ‘Proceed’.

  5. Select the relevant Assessment Year and Type of Payment as ‘Other Receipts’ (500). 

  6. Click ‘Continue’ and after successful payment, revisit ‘ Link Aadhaar’ page.

  7. Verify details and click ‘continue’ to submit the PAN-Aadhaar link request.

How to check PAN and Aadhaar linkage status?

  1. Visit the official website

  2. Select the ‘Link Aadhaar Status’ option under ‘Quick Links’ section

  3. Enter your PAN and Aadhaar numbers

  4. Click on ‘View Link Aadhaar Status’ button and you will be able to see the status