ICAI PAN Details updation link to avoid deactivation of income tax efiling account login by Income Tax Department for name and DOB mismatch

ICAI PAN Details updation link to avoid deactivation of income tax efiling account login by Income Tax Department for name and DOB mismatch
 
It is learnt that Income Tax Department is following up with chartered accountants who are required to be registered with income tax e-filing website for uploading various reports and forms.
 
The message received in this regards is as under:

Your e-Filing account has been temporarily disabled due to non-validation of your PAN number by ICAI.

It is requested that you may communicate your valid PAN number with supporting documents to ICAI for further action.

You will be unable to access the relevant functionalities on the e-filing website until we receive communication from ICAI about your valid PAN number.

Please ensure that the Name and Date of birth in ICAI records are matching with the PAN details.

For assistance please contact e-Filing Helpdesk – 1800 4250 0025 / 080 2650 0025

It is well known that due date for uploading various returns and in particular tax audit report u/s 44AB is approaching. Therefore, CAs who have received such emails from income tax department are advised to update their PAN details at the following link:

ICAI PAN Details Updation link for unblocking is as under:

Link-1 Click Here >>

Link-2 Click Here >>

ICAI PAN Details updation link

In its latest communication dated 27/08/2016 on updation of PAN details to avoid blocking of e-filing account by the Income Tax Department the ICAI has informed members as under:
The issue of deactivating of the e-filing accounts of the members of the ICAI by the Income Tax Department on account of the mismatch in ‘Name’/ ‘PAN No.’ / ‘Date of Birth’ in the Income Tax records and the records available with the ICAI was taken up with the Income Tax Authorities on 26th August 2016.

Income Tax Authorities has temporarily activated the e-filing accounts which were blocked on account of the mismatch in the ‘Name’ to provide another opportunity to the members of ICAI to remove the discrepancies in the records available with the ICAI and the Income Tax Department.

To remove the above said ‘Name’ discrepancy in the affected cases as informed by the Income Tax Department, an email indicating the name of the member as per ICAI records and as per the records received from the Income Tax Department has been sent to all the concerned members.
The said email content is as under:

Dear Member,

As per a communication received from the Income Tax department it is found that there is a mismatch in your name as per their e-filing portal and as per the records of ICAI. Accordingly, your account for e-filing portal may have been temporarily disabled by the Income Tax department. The discrepancy in the name is as follows:

Membership No. Name as per ICAI’s records Name as per e- filing Portal of Income Tax department.
123456 PRAKASH GUPTA P GUPTA

If you have given the data as above to the Income Tax department and intend to use the same for e-filing purposes, kindly inform us whether you would like the Institute to keep a record of your name as per Income Tax e-filing portal as an additional record in our database.

On receipt of your reply we will take up the matter appropriately with the tax authorities for updating records at their end and allow you to use their e-filing portal.

You may exercise your option using the following link:
http://online.icai.org/app_forms/panupdate/confirm.html

We look forward to your response at the earliest but within three days.

Best Wishes

CA. M Devaraja Reddy,
President,
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

The affected members can also remove this discrepancy through the following link:

http://online.icai.org/app_forms/panupdate/confirm.html

Kindly note that the members who are not yet reported under this category of ‘Name’ mismatch by the Income Tax department will not be able to access the link.

As regards the discrepancies pertaining to the mismatch in the ‘Date of Birth’ and ‘PAN Number’, concerned members are being informed through email to indicate the correct details along with supporting documents and the steps as warranted by the office will be taken. However, as of now these accounts will remain blocked.

The members who have not yet provided their PAN details for ICAI records can submit the same through the following link:

http://online.icai.org/app_forms/panupdate/index.html

Members may also file their complaint/ grievance at mss@icai.in and/or dtc@icai.in for resolving the same.

Earlier on 24/08/2016 ICAI communicated the matter as under:
 
Request to provide/update PAN details to avoid blocking of e-filing account by the Income Tax Department
 

It has been noticed that the Income Tax Department has blocked/ disabled the e-Filing account of the members whose correct PAN details are not available with the Department. Upon following with the Income Tax Department, it has been informed that the blocking and disablement of the E-filing Account of the members by them is initially temporary in nature which would be made permanent if correct PAN details are not updated/provided to Income Tax Department which are in synchronisation with the details available with the ICAI. In this regard, members had been earlier requested to submit their correct PAN details with the ICAI vide e-mails in November 2015, December 2015 and also through Announcements dated 20/11/2015, 16/12/2015 hosted at ICAI Website, wherein time limits to update/provide the PAN details were also prescribed. Further in the e-mail dated 6/5/2016 members were requested to update/ provide their PAN details latest upto 14th May 2016.

The Income Tax Department has blocked/ disabled the e-Filing account of the members whose correct PAN details are not available with the Department.

In case you are facing any problem in uploading tax audit reports due to non updation of PAN number at ICAI or due to differences in the name as per ICAI record and name given in PAN number, then please go through the link mentioned below to update your details:

http://online.icai.org/app_forms/panupdate/index.html

You may also file your complaint/ grievance at mss@icai.in and/or dtc@icai.in for resolving the same.

We would like to inform that ICAI is taking up the matter to resolve the issue with department on top priority basis and the members are requested to update/provide their PAN details by filling requisite details by clicking above link at the earliest but latest by 26.08.2016.

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Earlier, ICAI on 20.11.2015 had announced that as per the advice received from the Income Tax Department, the Permanent Account Number (PAN) Card details of the members and firm of chartered accountants are required to be included in the Central Database of the Institute.
 
Initially the last date prescribd for submission was 15-12-2015. However one more opprotunity had been given to online upload such details latest by 14/05/2016. The email received by ICAI in this regard was as under:
 
Dear Member
 
Kindly submit your PAN nos. immediately in the link below if you have not already done so to avoid deactivation by the Income Tax authorities latest by 14th May,2016.
 
Kindly ignore this mail if you have already submitted the details as asked for.
 
The link for submission of PAN no. is as below
 
Joint Secretary
M& SS Deptt.
ICAI
— xxxxxx  —
 

Previous Annoncement of ICAI is as under:

The members are therefore requested to provide the following details with self-attested copy of PAN card to their concerned Regional office on or before 15th December, 2015.
Member’s PAN details:

S. No. Particulars of Member Details
1. Name of Member  
2. Membership Number  
3. PAN Number (Self attested copy to be enclosed)  
Firm’s PAN details (if applicable):
S. No. Particulars of Firms Details
1. Name of Firm  
2. Firm Registration Number  
3. Name of the Member in-charge with Membership Number  
4. PAN Number (Self attested copy to be enclosed)  
 

Alternatively, they can also email the self-attested scanned copy of the above details along with photocopy of the Pan Card to the following email ids.

1) Members of Western Region : wropan@icai.in
2) Members of Southern Region : sropan@icai.in
3) Members of Eastern Region : eropan@icai.in
4) Members of Central Region : cropan@icai.in
5) Members of Northern Region : nropan@icai.in

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