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PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline ends today: Here's how you link both the cards

Today (March 31) is the last date to link PAN with Aadhaar. It will not be possible to file income tax returns unless you link both the cards, Here's a step-by-step guide to help you do so

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If you haven't linked your PAN card with Aadhaar yet, you still have few hours to do so as the extended deadline ends today (March 31).

You will not be able to file income tax returns if you fail to link Aadhaar and PAN.

There are several ways to link Aadhaar with PAN, both online and offline. 

Here's how to do it:

Through SMS facility:

Send SMS to 567678 or 56161 in the following format:

UIDPAN<SPACE><12 digit Aadhaar><Space><10 digit PAN>

Example:

UIDPAN 111133333321 AAAAAEEEEE

Through online:

If you have an account at the Income Tax department's e-filing portal, you

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First Published: Mar 31 2019 | 1:04 PM IST

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