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  • 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

  • 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

  • Punishment of Zakah withholder in this world and in the Hereafter Date: 16-8-2015

    What is the ruling on the withholder of Zakaah who is financially capable and has had the due Nisaab of Zakaah for many years? If he dies, what should his heirs do? .. More

  • Paying zakat entails the owner's intention or authorization Date: 22-1-2014

    A mother left some money with her daughter while she was ill and never informed anyone about it. After a while, the daughter paid the zakat on her mother's money without telling her. With the mother now dead, was the daughter's decision correct or should she repay this money to the heirs? What is your advice in this regard in order to relieve this daughter.. More

  • Ignorance does not exempt one from paying Zakat Date: 22-1-2014

    My mother has been the primary bread winner for our family since our early childhood. Seven years ago, she rented a shop to sell clothes in. She started the business with 700 dinars and was ignorant of the obligation of zakat at that time. Whenever the capital reached one or two-thousand dinars, she used to buy extra goods for the shop, usually before.. More

  • Can he give charity from his mother's wealth without her permission? Date: 22-1-2014

    One day I was in the market where I met an elderly man who asked me for some money, but I refused to give him since the money belonged to my mother. I thought that she would suspect something about the missing amount. Was I right in doing so?.. More

  • Significance of associating the mention of prayer with zakat in the Qur`an Date: 22-1-2014

    Why is prayer always mentioned along with zakat in the Qur`an?.. More