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  • Zakaah on harvest jointly owned with non-Muslim Date: 11-12-2017

    I did some joint farming with a disbeliever. When we harvested, I asked him for zakah, but he told me that he knew nothing about it and will not do so. What happens to my joint farming with him? Was I wrong in the first place to have farmed with him? In the event that my share of the benefits does not reach the Nisaab (minimum amount liable to zakah),.. More

  • Zakah on ambergris Date: 15-1-2017

    Asalaamu alaykum. My friend found a piece of amergirs in the sea. My friend sold it for 100,000 dollars. Does he have to pay zakah on that? .. More

  • Paying zakah on wheat crop Date: 1-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah Almighty reward you for your services with a great reward. I would like to know how I should pay the zakah for farmland that is rented to cultivate wheat for trading (as a business). Do I have to pay zakah after deducting all the expenses? What if the local people here do not want the harvested wheat? All can I give is.. More

  • Zakah on sold crops Date: 13-7-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Shaykh, I would like to know if money from the selling of harvest product is still liable to the ruling of zakah on crops? For example, farmers in my neighborhood have paddy rice fields. When it is time to harvest, we sold it all to buyers. We got each $500 from the buyers. Should we pay the zakah on crops from that money? Note.. More

  • Eating of fruits before paying their zakat Date: 22-1-2014

    I possess palm trees; can I eat from the dates before paying zakat? There are also other sorts that become worthless if dried, so how do I estimate the zakat for them? In addition, we sell dates in two different stages, before and after they are dried, so is it permissible to pay zakat in the form of money instead of dates? Please reply in detail... More

  • Does debt affect the Zakah of agricultural products and fruits? Date: 22-1-2014

    He yielded agricultural products and fruits while in debt. Should he first pay Zakaah from these agricultural products and fruits or must he pay the debts due from him first and then pay the Zakaah for the rest if it reaches the Nisaab?.. More

  • Juristic opinions on the zakat of agricultural products Date: 22-1-2014

    I own two acres of land, one of which is my property and the other is rented out. What is the due zakat on each of them, given that I am growing banana trees and that costs a lot of money to cultivate? .. More

  • What if the yield of agricultural products was sold before paying Zakah? Date: 21-1-2014

    I entered into a partnership with a person by giving him capital with which he cultivates. The profit yielded is divided according to a previously agreed upon rate (i.e. for example, 80% for the owner of the capital and 20% for the person participating with his effort). Is it permissible for me to pay the due Zakaah in the form of money with a rate.. More

  • They inherited olives so should they pay its Zakah before distributing them? Date: 2-4-2013

    A week ago, my grandfather died and left a legacy for us. We are four girls and we had a brother who is now dead. Among the items he left for us is some land that produces olives. We collected the oil produced and the question now is “Should we pay Zakaah before or after distributing the harvest?” Noting that, after distributing the harvest, there.. More

  • Does debt prevent paying Zakah on crops? Date: 2-4-2013

    A farmer borrowed an amount of a crop (i.e. wheat for example) from another person. Afterwards, the time of harvesting the crop had come, so should he exclude the borrowed amount as a debt and pay Zakaah on the rest of the harvest or pay it on all the harvest including the borrowed amount? What would be the case if the harvest does not reach the Nisaab.. More

  • Zakah on crops, and whether or not the costs should be deducted from it Date: 20-12-2012

    What is the way to give Zakaah due on irrigated crops, in terms of its Nisaab and amount; and whether or not the expenses of cultivation, irrigation, fertilizers and harvesting should be deducted from it?.. More

  • Zakah on different items of wealth Date: 13-10-2011

    Dear shaik Assalamu Alaikum please help to know how much zakat i have to pay. 1. I hold 8.33cents of agricultural land. Market valued : Rs.5 lakhs; Now producing rice/pea-nuts etc.,Yearly Income : Rs.500/-only. 2. I hold a flat/apartment in a residential bldg. Market Value is: Rs.12.75 Lakhs; and producing a rent of Rs.42,000/- per year (Rent of Rs.3500/-pm.. More

  • Zakat on the harvest Date: 10-1-2005

    When Allaah says in Qur'an 6:141 to pay the Zakaat the same day of Harvest, where does the one year maturity period come from and when ever we receive new Harvest (income) we have to pay the Zakaat only once then why most of the Scholars say that we have to repeat every year for what we have already paid for until we reach below the Nisaab level... More