Friends, There are many sources to know PAN. Out of many, there is also one source is VAT -Tin number. So many times it has been found that you have invoice of the party vide which TIN is available, but you are required PAN of the same. Excise and Taxation department has entered PAN numbers of their registered dealers.
Two details of TIN is available, one is from Income Tax department and second is from Excise & Taxation Department:-
What is TIN? Tax Information Network (TIN) is an initiative made by Income Tax Department of India to modernize the current system for collection, processing, monitoring and accounting of direct taxes using information technology. It is a repository of Tax related information from across the country. It is unique registration eleven digit number that is used for identification of dealers registered under VAT.
Who should register for TIN? TIN number registration is required for Manufacturers, Traders, ,Exporters and Dealers. When new registration is undertaken under VAT or Central Sales Tax a new TIN will be allotted under registration number. The TIN number should appear on all Quotations/Orders/Invoices by both Sending Company and Receiving Company.
Dealer/ Form Search option is available at http://www.tinxsys.com or you may also click on below picture to visit at http://www.tinxsys.com
Each State in India has also provided such link on their website.