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How to Link Aadhar Number to PAN and File Income Tax Returns

Previously, after filling the ITR, the taxpayer had to post the signed copy of ITR-V to Centralised Processing Centre (CPC) in Bangalore.

Income Tax Department has started linking of PAN (Permanent Account Number) with Aadhar Card. This will eliminate the procedure of sending ITR-V to Centralised Processing Centre (CPC) in Bangalore.

Aadhar Card can be linked to PAN Card once the details like Name, Date of Birth, Gender matches with the Aadhar Card details.

IT (Income Tax) Department will validate the Name, Date of Birth, Gender as per the PAN Card & Aadhar Card. If the details do not match they will not be linked to Aadhar Card.

After Aadhar – PAN Linking is completed, you can E-Verify your Return if your mobile is Registered. Here is the process to Link Aadhar Card to Income Tax Return.

Follow the steps below to link your Aadhar card to your income tax return:

How to Link Aadhar Number to PAN and File Income Tax Returns

  • After, log in there will be a pop-up screen to link your Aadhar number
  • If not, go to profile settings from the main menu.
  • Click on Link to Aadhar Linked to PAN.
  • Before entering the Aadhar number: Verify the name, date of birth, gender so that it matches with the PAN details.
  • Income tax department will validate all your details. Once cross verifying all the details, enter your Aadhar number, Captcha code. Click on Link Now.

How to Link Aadhar Number to PAN and File Income Tax Returns

  • After validation, Aadhar number will be linked to your PAN.

Note: Aadhar will be linked only if the details match.

  • After your Aadhar number has been validated, enter the Aadhar OTP sent to your mobile number registered with Aadhar.  Submit to e-Verify return. Note that the Aadhar OTP as EVC is valid only for 10 minutes.
  • Download the Acknowledgement document. You have successfully e-filed and e-verified your income tax return.

How to E-verify your return using EVC?

  • You can get the EVC code  in two ways — through your Netbanking account, or through your registered email address/phone number. To get the EVC to your email address/phone number,  go to the e-File tab and select “Generate EVC”.

How to Link Aadhar Number to PAN and File Income Tax Returns

  • Once you click on that, EVC generated will be sent to registered mobile number and Email ID. This can be used to e -verify return and it is valid for 72 hours.
  • Enter the EVC sent to your registered email address/mobile number.
  • Click on the e-verify return under the E-file tab.

How to Link Aadhar Number to PAN and File Income Tax Returns

  • You will see four options: 

(i)“I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”

(ii)“I do not have an EVC and I would like to generate an EVC”

(iii) “I would like to generate Aadhar OTP to e-Verify my return”

(iv)“I would like to e-Verify later/ I would like to send ITR-V

  • Select the first option: “I already have an EVC and I would like to Submit EVC”. Provide the EVC in the text box. Click Submit.
  • Download the Acknowledgement document. Your e-filing is complete. No further action is required from your end now.

Note: This EVC can be used to e-verify your return only if your Gross Income Minus deductions are less than Rs 5 lakh and there is no refund.

 

By | 2016-10-19T14:51:41+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Guide|0 Comments

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