Lost your PAN card? Left it safely at home, but you need it right now? If you’ve forgotten your PAN card number, or misplaced your PAN, you can easily find out this information online. The Income Tax Department has made PAN information available on its website. Any PAN holder can find out their PAN card number on the e-Filing website. You can also find out the address listed under your PAN number. The process is quick and easy.
Know Your PAN Card Number
If you don’t know your PAN card number, you can find out this information on the e-filing website. You need to provide your name and date of birth.
Know your PAN Number by Name and DOB
To know your PAN details by name and date of birth, follow this process
- Log on to the e-Filing website.
- Click on “Know Your PAN”.
- Provide the following details:
- Date of Birth or Date of incorporation in DD/MM/YYYY format
- Surname, middle name and first name.
- Enter the Captcha Code that is displayed onscreen.
- Click on submit.
The results that will be displayed will include the following
- Your PAN Card number
- Your First Name
- Your Middle Name
- Your Surname
- Remarks. This section will state whether your card is active, inactive or in any other status.
Know your Pan card details from Income Tax Website
If you need to find out other details of your PAN card, you can do so through a slightly longer process. The details of your PAN including your address is available to you after you register on the Income Tax Department e-Filing website. Follow the process below:
Go to the Income Tax Department e-Filing website.
- Click on “Register Yourself”.
- Select your user type as applicable and click on “Continue”.
- Provide your basic details.
- Fill up the Registration Form and click on “Submit”.
- An activation link will be sent to the email address provided by you. Click on this link to activate your account.
- Log in to your account on the e-Filing website.
- Select “Profile Settings”
- Select “My Account”.
- The following details will be displayed under “PAN details”:
- PAN number
- Name of Assessee
- Date of Birth
- Address of Assessee
- You can also view your address and contact details in separate tabs.
Get your Pan card within minutes using Aadhaar Verification
In an effort to boost the Digital India campaign by the Government of India, the Income Tax Department is developing a mobile application to enable assessees to pay their taxes and apply for PAN Cards online using their smartphones. Another project, using Aadhaar for e-KYC authentication will issue PAN to assessees within minutes, this move is expected to increase the reach of the tax net by making it easier for people to generate a Permanent Account Number. The pilot project will be undertaken after the Income Tax Department receives approval from the Finance Ministry.
The e-KYC facility which is based on Aadhaar will allow individuals or entities seeking to apply for a PAN to verify their details, such as, address, date of birth, etc. via biometric authentication using the individual’s thumb impression. Presently, 111 crore Aadhaar numbers have been issued.
The unique identification number is being used to issue new sim cards, transfer of subsidies, opening new bank accounts, and also for biometric-based digital payments using the Aadhaar Enabled Payment System. Every year 2.5 crore people apply for a PAN and there are currently 25 crore PAN card holders in India.
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Companies can receive their PAN and TAN within 24 hours
The Income Tax Department in collaboration with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has devised a system to further simplify the process of acquiring a Permanent Account Number (PAN) and a Tax Deduction Account Number (TAN) for businesses. The new system will generate a PAN and a TAN for businesses within 24 hours. Till 31st March, 2017, 19,704 businesses acquired their PAN and TAN through this system. Of the 10,894 newly incorporated companies in March, 2017 95.63% of them received their PAN within 4 hours and 100% of them received their PAN within 24 hours. Similarly, TAN was allotted to 94.7% of such companies within 4 hours and 99.73% of companies received their TAN within 24 hours. Applicants will need to fill the online SPICe (INC32) form on the MCA website.
Once the details are sent to the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and verified, the applicant will receive the PAN and TAN immediately without any further intervention required from the applicant. The CBDT has also launch the e-PAN, which will be sent to applicants via email in addition to a physical PAN card. This move is expected to boost India’s ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Study of the World Bank, as it will simplify the processes required for the registration of a company.
18th April 2017
Link PAN and Aadhaar Using OTP and ID Scan
Now, people who were unable to link their Aadhaar and PAN cards due to problems related to names can easily do so by uploading a scanned copy of their PAN card. The document has to be uploaded on the Aadhaar website. If the date of birth on both the documents is the same, then the IT (Income Tax) Department is letting people link the two documents online on the e-filing portal using OTP (One Time Password).
12th April 2017
Tax Department Mobile App to Issue PAN Card and Track Refunds
The Income Tax Department of India has developed a new mobile application that will allow people to pay taxes and track refunds online. The IT Department plans on issuing PAN Cards through this application on a real-time basis using Aadhaar eKYC(Know Your Customer) facility. The Aadhaar facility will allow PAN Card applicants to verify their information by biometric identification. At present, there over 25 crore PAN card holders in India.
16th March 2017
IT Department developing app to apply for PAN
The Income Tax Department of India is currently developing a mobile application that will allow assesses to pay their taxes online, this is being developed in an effort to boost the Digital India campaign. The department is also developing a mobile application which will issue PANs to applicants within minutes, using the Aadhaar-based eKYC authentication system. This will make the process of applying for a PAN simple and will allow more people to receive this crucial document. The Income Tax Department is awaiting approval from the Finance Ministry to launch the pilot project which will allow individuals to pay their taxes, apply for PAN or track their tax returns. The UIDAI has currently issued approximately 111 crore Aadhaar numbers, there are currently 25 crore PAN holders and as per a government estimate 2.5 crore individuals apply for PAN cards every year.
09th March 2017
Non-PAN and Non-Aadhaar Users to Pay Additional TDS when Claiming PF
Individuals risk losing a portion of their hard-earned money in case they do not have their PAN or Aadhaar cards. The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has set certain rules and failure to adhere to them may result in delayed payments. According to the new rules, any individual who does not have an Aadhaar card will have to provide additional information when making PF claims via the newly-set up Composite Claim Form. Even individuals who have their Aadhaar cards will have to ensure that they are linked with their bank accounts so as to experience hassle-free PF withdrawals. Furthermore, individuals are also encouraged to get their PAN card in case they still do not have it as failure to avail one can result in the levy of a large penalty during the time of PF claim.
01st March 2017