670 fatwas

  • Wants to Give Zakat Money to His Indebted Brother Date: 12-3-2023

    Salam AlaykumI would like to give my Zakat al Maal to my brother (we have the same mother and same father).My brother contracted a loan with interests (Ribaa) to a bank, but then he regretted it so he asked my father to lend him some money. He reimbursed the bank loan with my father's money, but now he has a debt to my father.My brother has a work and.. More

  • Giving Zakat to People Affected by Natural Disasters Such as Earthquake, Flood, and Fire Date: 12-3-2023

    Can Zakat be given to people affected by earthquake, flood, fire or any other natural disaster? .. More

  • Nisab of Gold and Silver Differ in Value: Which One to Opt For Date: 9-2-2023

    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاتهI live in the Netherlands which is a wealthy country. The nisab of gold is around 4220 euro and the nisab of silver is around 261 euro (zakaat.eu). Which one should we use? Because in the Netherlands you are not considered rich if you have €261. So should we use the nisab of silver or the nisab.. More

  • Ruling on giving Zakat to one's brother who is in debt Date: 14-1-2023

    AssalamuAlikom,Hope this message finds you well. Is it possible to give Zakat (زكاه المال) to my brother who is in debt to pay his student loan? He already graduated 2 years ago, he can’t find a suitable job and accordingly hasn’t started paying his debt yet. Thanks! .. More

  • Ruling on paying Zakat in installments Date: 14-1-2023

    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته I wanted to ask since zakah should be paid as soon as it's due, but someone who due ignorance did not pay for few years and upon realising is REPENTING and has worked out how much they owe but they can't pay it upfront so is it ok if they pay that outstanding zakah in monthly instalments to.. More

  • Giving Sadaqah on Behalf of Family and Relatives Date: 19-10-2022

    Giving sadaqa secretlyAs salaam alaikum brother, I give sadaqa on behalf of my family secretly with my money to the poor in the form of rice, ration etc.. I calculate for example 10 rial on each of my family member and give the needy, is this permissible and am I doing right because I saw some Sheikhs saying that we cannot give for those who are living.. More

  • Zakat on Purchased Property Date: 17-10-2022

    Assalam Alaykum ,If I purchase a property with the intention to rent it to someone but at the same time have the intention to possibly put it for sale in the future depending on if prices go up or my circumstances change and I need money, is zakat due each year on the rent received since that is the main intention or on the value of the whole property.. More

  • Zakat on Ornaments Intended for Personal Use Date: 6-10-2022

    Assalamu alaykum Before this year I was following the opinion that Zakat must be paid on gold and silver jewellery. Now I follow the other opinion. Recently I have come to know I own silver jewellery which I had forgotten about in previous years when I was doing my calculations for zakat. My question is, now that I follow the opinion there is no zakat.. More

  • The Money of Zakat Is Paid Out to Its Beneficiaries in Cash Date: 13-9-2022

    Can we donate food and groceries to the poor in Ramadan and Eid from Zakat money or sadqah? .. More

  • Permissible Ways of Disposing of the Wealth Date: 31-7-2022

    Aoa, i have around 300grams of gold which i dont wear at all and have to give zakaat every year. I have three children. If i give each child 70 grams which will be a total of 210 grams and keep 70 grams for myself, selling the rest, do I still have to give zakaat on the gold i have given my children? I understand that everything depends on the persons.. More

  • Giving All of One’s Wealth When Having No Wife Nor Children Date: 6-3-2022

    Assalamualikum,Can a person osiot his wealth to be given to charity, who has no wife no children, but has mother, brothers and sisters? May Almighty Allah help us in our good work. .. More

  • Paying the Zakaah Portion by Portion Throughout the Year Date: 30-5-2021

    Whether zakat has to disburse at once or may be given in parts like over some months or throughout the current year... More

  • Commissions Paid to the Agent or Discounts Offered to Him in a Purchase Belong to the Principal who Appointed Him Date: 19-11-2020

    Aslamo alaikum brother. I have a retail shop of tiles, marble etc. I am forced by circumstances to pay cut money to the middle man who influence the customer to take the products from my shop. The middle man in general are masoners who does the work in the customer's house. Is the practice halal to me as I am forced to alter the price to accommodate.. More

  • 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