Link your pan with aadhar on or before 31/03/2020 else Pan will be inoperative

Link your pan with aadhaar on or before 31/03/2020 else Pan will be inoperative

Aadhaar pan linkingMINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 13th February, 2020

G.S.R. 112(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by proviso to sub-section (2) of section 139AA read with section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rules further to amend Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-

1. Short title and commencement. - 
(1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (5th Amendment) Rules, 2020.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, after rule 114AA, the following rule shall be inserted, namely:-
“114AAA. Manner of making permanent account number inoperative. 

Provision w.r.t Pan Aadhaar Linking

(1) Where a person, who has been allotted the permanent account number as on the 1st day of July, 2017 and is required to intimate his Aadhaar number under sub-section (2) of section 139AA, has failed to intimate the same on or before the 31st day of March, 2020, the permanent account number of such person shall become inoperative immediately after the said date for the purposes of furnishing, intimating or quoting under the Act.

❓What if Aadhaar not linked with pan on or before 31/03/2020?

(2) Where a person, whose permanent account number has become inoperative under sub-rule (1), is required to furnish, intimate or quote his permanent account number under the Act, it shall be deemed that he has not furnished, intimated or quoted the permanent account number, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of the Act, and he shall be liable for all the consequences under the Act for not furnishing, intimating or quoting the permanent account number.

What to do after Pan inoperative?

(3) Where the person referred to in sub-rule (1) has intimated his Aadhaar number section 139AA (2) after the 31st day of March, 2020, his permanent account number shall become  operative from the date of intimation of Aadhaar number for the purposes of furnishing, intimating or quoting under the Act and provisions of sub-rule (2) shall not be applicable from such date of intimation.

(4) The Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (Systems) shall specify the formats and standards along with the procedure for verifying the operational status of permanent account number under sub-rule (1) and sub-rule (2).”.

[Notification No.11/2020/F.No. 370149/1

Is there any fees for not linking pan with aadhar?

If you fail to link your PAN card with your Aadhaar card within the deadline, then the income tax department might levy fees on you of Rs. 1000/- as per new section 234H of the Income tax act, inserted by Finance Act, 2021

**Aadhaar Pan linking due date has been further extended till 30th June 2021 as relief measure due to covid19 pandemic.


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