The government also has made it compulsory to join the 12-digit distinctive identification number Aadhaar with your PAN (Permanent Account Number). The government’s reason for joining Aadhaar with PAN would be to remove fake or numerous PANs held by exactly the exact same individual from the computer system.
Now it is possible to join your Aadhaar and PAN via SMS too. The Income Tax Department has urged citizens to associate their Aadhaar with their PAN, employing an SMS-based facility.It could be achieved by sending an SMS to 567678 or even 56161.
Step process to link Aadhaar with PAN
1) Log on to the Income Tax department’s e-filing portal — www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in
2) Enter your Aadhaar and PAN number, your name and captcha code. Now click Link Aadhaar’ button.
3) That’s it! And your Aadhaar is now linked with PAN.