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Govt deactivates 11 lacs PAN cards, Here’s how to find out your PAN card status ?

Rules suggest A person can only have one PAN. Earlier, the government had probed cases of fake PAN cards with fabricated information about themselves.

New Delhi: To win the battle against the frauds pertaining to holding multiple PAN cards so as to avoid paying taxes, the central govt has deactivated nearly 11.4 lacs PAN cards by July 31 of this year.

The linking of the PAN with Aadhaar was made compulsory by the government for filing ITR. Also, Aadhaar had become mandatory in order to avail a PAN card, effective July 1.

Rules suggest A person can only have one PAN. Earlier, the government had probed cases of fake PAN cards with fabricated information about themselves.

Step 1– Log on to https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in,  official website to file ITR.

Step 2– Select “Know Your PAN” option provided on the home page of the website in the left hand Side under  heading ‘services’.

Step 3– Enter your registered mobile number on the page. Fill out all the required details, Click on “Submit” option. An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.

Step 4– Output give that you have multiple PAN numbers registered under your name, a notice will pop up. Please provide the additional information.” After which you will be directed to a new page to notify you about the validity of the PAN card.

Active PAN cards will be shows notified as “Active”. 

 

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