Permanent Account Number (PAN) is an ectremely important ideantification, financial document. Having a PAN is important, as it is used for various purposes. PAN can be used while opening a bank account, filing tax,booking tickets, or many other financial transactions. In fact, PAN is mandatory while purchasing anything which is worth over Rs 50,000.
While buying a car, or taking a home loan, PAN is required. Therefore, owning a PAN is very important. It is also important for various financial transactions that go beyond a limit.
PAN Card verification is a mandatory and simple procedure which can be done online. With online verification facility, PAN can now be verified by the holders without physically visiting the income tax office. One can easily verify their PAN online through the Income Tax Department e-filing website.
There are mainly 3 modes of verification for PAN Cards online which are:
1. File-Based PAN Card Verification: This type of PAN Card verification is done by organisations or the government who wish to verify up to 1,000 PAN Cards at one time.
2. Screen-Based PAN Card Verification: This enables you to get up to 5 PAN Cards verified at once when you use the service.
3. Software (API)-Based PAN Card Verification: With the help of a software application, you can verify your PAN online through the verification site.
Here is how you can verify your PAN online :-
Individual PAN verification :-
PAN Card verification is a mandatory and simple procedure which can be done online. With online verification facility, PAN can now be verified by the holders without physically visiting the income tax office.
Visit income tax e-filing website
Visit the Income Tax Department e-filing website – https://incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in and login.
Navigate to ‘My Profile’
Navigate to Profile Settings > My Profile to view the details.
Fill in the details such as your full name and date of birth along with your PAN number.
You will need to input the status of your PAN card, whether it is an individual, company, Hindu Undivided Family, etc….Read more>>