Nowadays ICAI Members i.e. Chartered Accountants who are registered as Professionals on Income Tax e-filing website may be getting Email from Income Tax Department that their e-Filing account has been temporarily disabled due to non-validation of your PAN number by ICAI.
It is further requested by Income Tax Department to Professionals to communicate valid PAN number with supporting documents to ICAI for further action.
Format of One Such Communication is as follows –
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
For all Such Problems Member can Go through the Link Mentioned below and update their details:-
Alternatively, for any other problem like DOB, etc, ICAI Members can email the self-attested scanned copy of the PAN Card alongwith the details to the following email ids.
1) Members of Western Region :email@example.com
2) Members of Southern Region :firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Members of Eastern Region :email@example.com
4) Members of Central Region :firstname.lastname@example.org
5) Members of Northern Region :email@example.com
ICAI Communication Dated 24.08.2016 in regard to above-
Request to provide/update PAN details to avoid blocking of e-filing account by the Income Tax Department. – (24-08-2016)
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:
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.
Further Update on 27.08.2016
Communication by ICAI to Members with Exact details of Mismatch and Solution for the same
A Sample Communication is as follows :-
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.|
|1*3***||KANOI SANDEEP KUMAR||SANDEEP VINOD KANOI|
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.
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.
CA. M Devaraja Reddy,
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India