The last date for linking PAN card with Aadhaar card is March 31, 2022 and failing to meet the deadline might result in attracting a late fee as well.
The previous deadline for linking PAN card with Aadhaar was 30th September 2021 . The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) however extended the deadline for linking of Permanent Account Number (PAN) card with Aadhaar card deadline by three months till 31 March 2022.
Meanwhile, if you think that your PAN might be linked with your Aadhaar already, you can check this direct link to know the status.
PAN card holders also must take note that if their PAN card is not linked with Aadhaar card by March 31, then it will become inoperative. And not only that, you will also be liable to pay a penalty of Rs 500 for first three months and after that Rs 1,000. The amount though will be specified by the government, will not exceed Rs 1,000.
he income tax department has said that taxpayers not linking PAN with Aadhaar by March 31 would pay the penalty ranging from ₹ 500 to ₹ 1,000.
The last date for linking a Permanent Account Number (PAN) with biometric Aadhaar is March 31, 2022. Not adhering to the deadline will lead to PAN becoming inactive.
In a notification, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said delayed intimation of Aadhaar will attract a late fee of ₹ 500 in cases where it is linked within the next 3 months or by June 30, 2022.
After that, ₹ 1,000 would have to be paid by taxpayers as a penalty.
Non-linking PAN with Aadhaar will lead to PAN becoming inoperative after March 31, 2022. It can be operationalised on penalty payment, said a CBDT notification dated March 29.
AKM Global, Tax Partner Amit Maheshwari said the government, after extending the deadline several times for linking Aadhaar with PAN, has finally come up with a late fees notification where ₹ 500 penalty would be attracted for the first three months beginning April 1, 2022, and after that ₹ 1,000.