Permanent Account Number or PAN is a means of identifying various taxpayers in the country. PAN is a 10-digit unique identification alphanumeric number (containing both alphabets and numbers) assigned to Indians, mostly to those who pay tax. 24
All individuals and entities who are eligible for Income tax are expected to file their IT returns. A PAN card is necessary for filing of IT returns, and is the primary reason individuals, as well as other entities, apply for one
PAN card serves a valid identity proof. Other than voter card, Aadhaar card, PAN card is also accepted by all financial institutions and other organisations as an identity proof.
One of the essential reasons to get a PAN card is for the purpose of taxation. If the entity or person has not linked the PAN number with his bank account, and the annual interest earnings on savings deposits is more than Rs. 10,000/- then the bank would deduct 30% TDS instead of 10%.
Many times, the TDS deducted from a taxpayerís income is more than the actual tax that he is supposed to pay. In order to claim excess tax paid, taxpayer has to have a PAN linked to his bank account.
1299+ GST 18%
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A. Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric number, issued in the form of a laminated card, by the Income Tax Department. A typical PAN is AABPS1205E.
A. It is statutory responsibility of a person receiving document relating to economic or financial transactions notified by the CBDT to ensure that PAN has been duly quoted in the document.
A. Yes, PAN application may be made on Form 49A obtained from any source other than IT PAN Service Centers or TIN Facilitation Centers. For instance, a PAN application may be made on form downloaded from the website of Income Tax department or UTIISL or NSDL; or on form printed by local printers or a photocopy of downloaded or printed form.