PAN (Permanent Account Number)
PAN is an electronic system through which, all tax related information for a person/company is recorded against a single PAN number. This acts as the primary key for storage of information and is shared across the country. Hence no two tax paying entities can have the same PAN.
Eligibility for PAN
PAN Card is issued to individuals, companies, non-resident Indians or anyone who pays taxes in India.
Types of PAN
- HUF – Hindu Undivided Family
Documents for PAN
There are two documents required for applying PAN.
- Proof of address (POA)
- Proof of Identity (POI).
Any two of the following documents should meet the criteria
|POI/ POA- Aadhaar, Passport, Voter ID, Driving Licence|
Hindu Undivided Family
|An affidavit of the HUF issued by the head of HUF along with POI/POA details|
Company registered in India
|Certificate of Incorporation issued by Registrar of Companies|
Firms/ Partnership (LLP)
|Certificate of Registration issued by the Registrar of Firms/ Limited Liability Partnerships and Partnership Deed.|
|Copy of Trust Deed or a copy of the Certificate of Registration Number issued by a Charity Commissioner.|
|Certificate of Registration Number from Registrar of Co-operative Society or Charity Commissioner|
PIO/ OCI card issued by the Indian Government Bank statement of the residential country Copy of NRE bank statement in India
PAN can be applied Online or Offline.