Missed PAN-Aadhaar Link Deadline? income tax pan card link Aadhaar card – The last date to link PAN with Aadhaar was set by the Income Tax Department as June 30, 2023. If you have not linked your PAN with Aadhaar by this date, your PAN card will become inoperative from July 1, 2023. Cardholders will not be able to use their PAN for certain financial tasks. The government didn’t announce any extension of the last date this time, which was expected by many.
Under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, 1961, every citizen who has been allotted a PAN as of 1st July 2017 and is eligible to get an Aadhaar Number, is required to intimate his Aadhaar to the prescribed authority.
PAN-Aadhaar Link: How To Activate Inoperative PAN Card?
If an individual could not link their Aadhaar and PAN by June 30, 2023, and wishes to link it at a later date, then they can do so after payment of the penalty.
If your PAN card becomes inoperative, then you have to follow a simple process to make it operational. CBDT circular in March this year has said the PAN can be made operative again in 30 days, upon intimation of Aadhaar to the prescribed authority after payment of a fee of Rs 1,000. For example, if you raise a request to link your PAN with your Aadhaar on July 10, your PAN will start functioning on or before August 9 onwards. However, till the time it is not working, all rules will apply, such as;