PAN Card Deactivated: Responding to the RTI, CBDT said that overall around 11.5 crore PAN cards were deactivated as these PAN cards were not linked with Aadhaar cards before the deadline.
The last date for linking Aadhaar and PAN was 30 June 2023. According to a report, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) while responding to the Right to Information (RTI) said that a total of about 11.5 crore PAN cards were deactivated because these PAN cards were not linked to Aadhaar cards before the deadline. Was not linked with. According to Income Tax rules, it is mandatory to link PAN and Aadhaar.
“Out of 70.24 crore PAN card holders in India, 57.25 crore have linked their PAN cards with Aadhaar. More than 12 crore PAN cards, of which 11.5 crore are deactivated,” reports Madhya Pradesh activist Chandra Shekhar Gaur’s RTI reply. Have been done. Not linked to Aadhaar.” However, in the reply it was also said that these Aadhaar can be reactivated by paying a fine of ₹ 1000.
what is the rule
Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act provides that every person who has been allotted a Permanent Account Number (PAN) by July 1, 2017, and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number, must intimate the Aadhaar number in the prescribed form and manner . It was said that such persons will have to compulsorily link their Aadhaar and PAN before the prescribed deadline.
How to check status of PAN-Aadhaar linking
- Open the official income tax e-filing portal i.e. www.incometax.gov.in/iec/foportal/.
- Click on ‘Link Aadhaar Status’ on the left side of the homepage.
- Now enter your PAN number and Aadhar number.
- After this click on ‘View Link Aadhaar Status’.
According to a report, UIDAI has extended the date for free updating of Aadhaar documents by 3 months from 14 September 2023 to 14 December 2023. Apart from this, UIDAI has also asked cardholders older than 10 years to update the details with the latest information.