Income Tax department allowed the Tax Payer to link Aadhaar number with PAN on SMS, just check the syntax and the process of flow to link on SMS…
The Regulation of the Income Tax Department has been made clear that every individual having a profile in the Income Tax must have to get their KYC to update successful, and the linking of Aadhaar with PAN in Online or through SMS has been made mandatory, failing to do so will have consequences in their Income Tax returns filing.
There is also a process to link your Aadhaar card number along with the PAN number for Income Tax Department through the SMS process, So just use the below-given option to send an SMS with your registered mobile number to link your official KYC.
PAN and Aadhaar Link on SMS
- Open your message box with your registered mobile number
- Click on New Message and then Type as shown in the below line
- UID PAN 12 digit Aadhaar Number PAN Number
- Send this message to the 567678 or 56161 to free number
|Message Format||SMS Send To|
|UID AXXXX11XX 1234XXXXYYYY|
AXXXX11XX is your PAN Number
1234XXXXYYYY is your Aadhaar Number
|567678 or 56161|
That’s it, Make sure you have a minimum account balance as this message will charge you a minimal amount as per SMS charges applied, and the update successful message will be sent as a return SMS once the validation has been made.
Frequently Asked Question
Is it mandatory to Update Aadhaar with PAN Number?
As per the government directive with the Income Tax Department, it has been made mandatory to update the Aadhaar Number with PAN number, and as Aadhaar is a key KYC document for every individual which does contain most of their details, having linked with a primary Income Tax profile is mandatory.
What happens if the PAN Number is not linked with a Bank Account?
The Bank Account must be linked with your PAN number, as to make any primary cash deposit or withdrawal of more than 50,000 Rs need a PAN number, and if your FD exceeds this minimal amount, the PAN is mandatory which is why it is asked to get it updated with your Bank account as per Income Tax Directives.
Is Mobile Number with Aadhaar Link mandatory for Income Tax?
Yes, as to link you and valid your Aadhar number with the Income Tax Profile your mobile number must be linked with your Aadhar card, and the OTP received for e Verification will make your Income Tax profile valid.