With an intend to put a keep an eye on the taking off number of fake PAN cards crosswise over India, the Central Government has deactivated upwards of 11.44 lakh PAN cards by July this year. As per government manage, it is illicit for a man to have more than one PAN number enrolled under his/her name and it is likewise fitting to connect your Aadhaar number with PAN before the due date i,e. August 31. A report by Indian Express says that the focal government has likewise seen a few fake PAN cards are allocated to non-existing individuals or people who have given false data about themselves to PAN.
Clarifying the purpose for such move, the legislature in a current explanation stated, “The uniqueness of PAN is accomplished by directing a de-duplication keep an eye on all officially existing allocated PAN against the information outfitted by the new candidate. Under the current arrangement of PAN, just statistic information is caught.”
The legislature likewise said that different PANs have been distributed to one individual and one PAN apportioned to various people. This is the reason it is critical for everybody to check the status of their PAN cards and furthermore connect it with the biometrics-based character number Aadhaar before the due date set by the legislature.
- One needs to visit the Income Tax e-recording site so as to check whether their PAN cards are as yet substantial. Here are the means to check the legitimacy of your PAN card:
- On your left hand column under the ‘Services’ tab, click ‘Know your PAN’
- It will open you to the new page. Fill all your details- surname, first name, gender, Date of Birth, registered mobile number. After filling the details, click on ‘Submit’. You will receive an OTP password on your registered mobile number and click on Validate.
- In case, you have multiple PAN numbers registered with your details, a notice will pop up saying, “There are multiple records for this query. Please provide additional information.”