What is a PAN number? How can you get a PAN card? Can you file your tax returns without it?
Here's a quiz that will take you through 10 different aspects of PAN and PAN cards.
1. What does PAN stand for?
Permanent Accord Number
Permanent Account Number
Wrong! PAN stands for Permanent Account Number.
Right! Permanent Account Number (PAN) is a ten-digit alphanumeric identifier, issued by Income Tax Department. Each individual, firm, company etc. is issued a unique PAN. Here's an example of a PAN: AAFDP7315H.