A Twitter user has shared a ‘new’ way to link PAN card with Aadhaar card.
Have you linked your PAN card with your Aadhaar card number? If not, then you will have to pay Rs. 500 for this. But just as a joke, a Twitter user shared this and a new way to do this without paying a penny. A viral post shows a hilarious ‘new’ method where a user taps his Aadhaar onto a real frying pan. Sharing the photo, user Atharva Gupte wrote, “Finally linked Aadhar with my PAN.” The post created a meme fest Twitter Because Internet users could not refrain from commenting on the post.
But a serious note is that if you have not linked your PAN card with Aadhaar card, then you are missing out on several benefits. If you need to provide a PAN card, you cannot invest in mutual funds, shares, or open a bank account.
Here are some simple ways to link your PAN card with Aadhaar card at home
Find out how you can link your PAN card with Aadhaar card
There are two ways to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card – through the Income Tax e-filing website or by sending an SMS to 567678 or 56161. Here is the step-by-step process:
Online linking of PAN and Aadhaar (via e-filing website)
Step 1: Visit the Income Tax official portal and click on the specified tab
Step 2: On the next page, provide PAN, Aadhaar number, name mentioned in Aadhaar card and other details
Step 3: Enter the captcha code. Visually impaired candidates can ask for OTP instead of captcha code. OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number.
Step 5: After that, click on “Link Aadhaar” button and complete the process.
How to link Aadhaar and PAN via SMS
Open the SMS on your phone and UIDPAN to your mobile<12-сандуу Aadhaar><10-digit PAN> type.
Text 567678 or 56161.
Once done, your Aadhaar card will be linked with your PAN number.