Steps to Pay Penalty Amount for Linking PAN to Aadhaar

New Delhi: The government had recently pushed back the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar card with PAN card to March 31, 2023 from March 31, 2022. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) informed people about this via a notification dated March 29, 2022. .
While the deadline has been extended, people who bind their documents from April 1, 2022 will have to pay a penalty, the CBDT said. “Anyone who has been assigned a PAN on July 1, 2017 and who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number is required to link PAN to AADHAAR no later than March 31, 2022. Taxpayers who have not done so are required to pay a fee of Rs 500 until June 30, 2022 and thereafter a fee of Rs 1000 will be applicable before submission of PAN-AADHAAR link request,” according to the Income Tax website.

PAN-Aadhaar linking well

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A person linking the two databases later than June 30, 2022 will be charged Rs 500. If the PAN-Aadhaar link is terminated on or after July 1, 2022, a fee of Rs 1,000 would be required.

Here is how you can pay the penalty amount?

Step 1: Visit Protean (NSDL) portal to proceed to submit Aadhaar-PAN link request.

Step 2: Click Continue under CHALLAN NO./ITNS 280 to submit an Aadhaar-PAN link request

Step 3: Select the applicable tax

Step 4: Please make sure the fee payment is made under Minor Head 500 (Fees) and Major Head 0021 [Income Tax (Other than Companies)] in simple challan.

Step 5: Select payment method from online banking or debit card

Step 6: Enter PAN, select Assessment Year and enter address

Step 7: Enter the Captcha code and click on the Continue tab

A few things to note when paying the penalty

On the confirmation screen, your name will be presented as it appears in the Income Tax Service database.

Challan No./ITNS 280 with major major code 0021 (income tax (non-corporate)) and minor major code 500 (other receipts) must be used to pay the cost of Rs 500 for late binding of PAN and Aadhaar as advertised void Notification No. On March 29, 2022, notification n° 17/2022/F. No. 370142/14/2022-TPL has been issued.

Under no circumstances can fees paid u/s 234H for a late PAN-AADHAAR connection be refunded.

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