659 fatwas

  • Using zakaah money to buy hospital accessories Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work in a hospital where certain accessories belong to zakah money. I have doubts about using them on people for whom this is impermissible. I want to compensate for this with an amount of money. Can I give it to any other organization or foundation? What should be my intention? .. More

  • Reward of gift money spent in charity Date: 15-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If one's father gives him some money to use as his own and he donates it, who will obtain the reward? .. More

  • Ruling on selling Zakat-ul-Fitr Date: 15-5-2017

    Is it permissible to sell anything from the Zakat-ul-Fitr to buy things for the house and clothes for my children? .. More

  • Zakat-ul-Fitr obligatory on those who are not required to fast Date: 15-5-2017

    Zakat-ul-Fitr has been prescribed to purify the fasting person. There is a difference of opinion among the schools of jurisprudence over when exactly one is to pay this zakah. However, it is unanimously agreed upon that this zakah must be paid before, and not after, the ‘Eid prayer. If somebody missed days of fasting in Ramadan because of sickness.. More

  • Zakat-ul-Fitr from unlawful money Date: 15-5-2017

    For several years, I used to pay Zakat-ul-Fitr from unlawful money as I am an employee in a government authority and did not go to work. The question is: should I pay Zakat-ul-Fitr for these years again? They are three years. .. More

  • Zakah Al-Fitr for one who deliberately abandons fasting Ramadan Date: 15-5-2017

    An adult young man abandons the fasting of Ramadan deliberately. Should his father offer Zakah Al-Fitr on his behalf? .. More

  • Whether paying Zakah Al-Fitr on behalf of daughter who is married to poor husband is obligatory or not Date: 15-5-2017

    I have a daughter who lives with her husband in their own house. They are somewhat poor. Can I give them zakah? .. More

  • Wife of poor man may not pay her zakaah on household expenses Date: 22-4-2017

    My husband is poor. He has borrowed a lot of my gold and wealth and also more from my mother, which is part of my undistributed inheritance. He has difficulty paying back this debt because he has other debts too. I have been giving my zakah and sometimes advance my zakah to my husband. I work hard to earn for myself because no one else would help me.. More

  • Giving charity to ward off calamities Date: 11-3-2017

    Assallaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. Is it Bid'ah (innovation), wrong, or disliked to give charity if one sees a dream that could be referring to a disaster that lies ahead? If not, then with what intention should one give? May Allaah reward you, Shaykh. .. More

  • Paying zakah on funds contributed to retirement pension plan Date: 25-1-2017

    1) Our company is providing its employees with a retirement pension plan scheme. This is a optional benefit, i.e. if an employee wants to join, then he can opt for it. An employee can contribute monthly from 3% to maximum 20% of his basic salary in the plan, and the company will match the employees share from its side, but up to a maximum of 6%. The.. 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

  • Zakah on shops including customer debts Date: 3-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Last year, I started a business with my partner and we invested 40 lacs in it, out of which we bought two shops for 32 lacs and the stuff for our shop for 8 lacs. After a year passed, we did the calculations of our shop, and we had a benefit of about 5 lacs. At the same time, however, we came to know that we have about 7 lacs outside,.. 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 of partnership capital Date: 28-11-2016

    Assalaamu Alaykum. I have a question and will be grateful if you could reply at your earliest convenience. I have formed a partnership in which others have invested cash money. My investment is the value of a piece of land at the time of investment, after a particular period, I reasses the value of the land and distribute appreciation (current land.. More

  • Paying zakah on inaccessible money Date: 28-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I need some advise concerning zakah. My wife worked in France for a few years before becoming Muslim; at the time that she became Muslim, she was living in England. She did not have access to her money in France due to administrative restrictions. Since then, we have bought a house via a mortgage, and she is still.. More