Linking Aadhaar to your PAN for filing taxes is no longer optional. If you're trying to figure out how this is supposed to work, you've come to the right place. The good news is that linking PAN with Aadhar card is extremely simple to do. The option to add your Aadhaar to your income tax form alongside the PAN has been around for a couple of years now, which was brought in as a way by which people could easily verify their forms.
Head over to the Income Tax e-filing portal and follow these steps to link Aadhar to PAN:
This will only work if the details on the PAN and the Aadhaar card match. However, the government has talked about ways that would make it easier to link your PAN card and Aadhaar card in case of discrepancies, by letting you upload a scan of your PAN card, or register via OTP on your linked mobile number. These options don't appear to be active yet, but are expected to be available soon.
That's all there is to it right now. Did this guide help you in linking your PAN to your Aadhaar card? Let us know via the comments, and check out the rest of our How-to articles.