129 fatwas

  • Giving Voluntary Charity in Addition to Obligatory Zakaah Date: 22-9-2020

    When giving charity, should one give without fearing poverty i.e. should they give excessively, or should it be more moderate and taking into account how much you may need in the future etc? .. More

  • Deducting the Value of Debt from the Nisaab When Paying Zakaah Date: 25-8-2020

    AoA I need some clear advice on my zakat calculation. 1) Do I pay zakat on my current bank balance or the amount that has been in my account for the entire lunar year? My bank balance has been fluctuating between £3000 and £10,000 over the year so I have had £3000 consistently over the year but only accumulated additional funds over the last few.. More

  • Paid An Extra Amount As Zakaah Believing It Is Obligatory Date: 22-4-2020

    Asalam u alaikum My wife recently sold her gold ornaments when We came to know that they were of a lower carat and as a result of a lower value than we had assumed earlier. As a result it came to the fore that the zakat we have paid on the gold for the last two years is substantially more than what was due because we had overvalued its price due to.. More

  • No Zakaah on Coconuts If They Are Not Intended For Trade Date: 1-4-2020

    I want to pay zakath for coconuts. I pluck every 50 days around 4 to 5 thousand nuts. how much I want to pay? It is depend on after expenses of estate, my expense ets. Can explain me please. .. More

  • Reason for Obligatory and Optional Zakat Date: 20-10-2019

    What is the point of giving sadaqah when one can give zakaah instead? For example, if I see a poor or needy Muslim, then why shouldn't I always give him/her money with intention of zakaah instead of sadaqah? Why do people give sadaqah instead of zakaah? Because, if i am not mistaken, we get closer to Allaah and get more reward by performing the obligatory.. More

  • Zakah Whilst Indebted Date: 4-8-2019

    I buy 1 home from realstate and it is under construction and I pay around 50% money of value. After completetion of full payment is on my name. Is that 50% money are applicable for zakaahjQuery1110009113184871700875_1558163411025? .. More

  • Giving Zakat on Cash From His Salary Date: 16-10-2018

    Salaam ‘Alaykum.I have cash savings that reaches the nisaab (minimum amount that makes zakaah obligatory). My question is, do I need to pay the zakaah (2.5%) by using the cash from the savings or can I pay the zakaah with my spending cash or my monthly wages that I receive?Jazaakum-Allaah Khayran. .. More

  • Conditions of Paying Zakaat to Relatives Date: 9-9-2018

    Aslamu alykom warahmatulah wabarakathoIs it ok if you give Zakat to relatives like grandpa, aunt or like that?is zakat only have to be given at Ramadan or any time of the year? .. More

  • No Zakaat on Retirement Money Date: 15-8-2018

    I have been working as a Govt employee for 6 yrs. I have been paying some amount as departmental insurance fund (compulsary) which is returned on pension out or insurance cover paid to the family in case of death. Am I liable to pay zakaah on this amount deposited? .. More

  • Zakaah is Due on Savings Date: 29-7-2018

    Assalamualaikum wrwbI have 50k SAR which I have to kept to buy a land in my native country for the purpose of rent. Is this to be considered for zakat?I have seen many fatwas where people owing many houses which they have left for rent is not zakatable for capital amount except the rent which they are receiving. .. More

  • The Father Taking the Child’s Zakaah Date: 19-7-2018

    As Salaamu AlaikumQuestion about the Zakat .My uncle give zakaat money to my father.My father spent money in home for foods etc.. But I capable for paying zakaat. And I'm unmarried and live with family.Can I eat those Food which are bought by my father from zakaat money ? .. More

  • No Zakaah on money in possession less than lunar year Date: 31-12-2017

    I received a bonus, which I kept separately for Hajj. Before one lunar year passed, I paid a travel agency for Hajj in 2016. However, they failed to complete all necessary formalities, and I could not go to Hajj. I got the money back, and before one lunar year was completed, I paid another agency for Hajj this year. Allah willing, I will be able to.. More

  • Paying zakaah on land bought on credit Date: 29-12-2017

    I purchased a land in installments at a total cost of US$ 96,000/- and I have paid $ 72,000/- until now. The land is still not in my possession, and I even do not know its plot number. However, the present market value is US$ 400,000/-. My question is, do I have to pay zakah for it? If I have to do so, then what value shall I pay it on: 1- $96,000/-.. More

  • Zakaah on plots whose ownership is not yet transferred Date: 28-12-2017

    Nowadays, people purchase plots on installments or with full payment, but the possession is given after four or five years. However, they can sell the plot before possession on profit. Now, is the zakah due in this case without possession, and what is the difference of zakah when the purchase of a plot was done with a full payment or in installments? .. More

  • Zakaah on loan kept in bank account Date: 3-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My Question is about the zakah on lended money which I keep at the bank for one lunar year. I wanted to purchase land in India, for which I saved some (1/2 amount) money, and I took a loan (1/2 amount)from Al-Rajhi bank (Saudi Arabia), but I did not invest it immediately as I did not get any suitable land, so the money which I saved.. More