392 fatwas

  • Salesperson exchanging item against store policy Date: 29-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykhs. In answer to my question that is stated in your fatwa No. 341797: what I am asked to do is impossible for me now, as that deal happened while I was in that land, but now I am in Makkah, and I have permanently migrated from that land since the end of February. In addition, that piece of cloth.. More

  • Returning rotten food products to seller Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. Imagine that someone bought some products like eggs, fruits, or any other goods, and then after going home he noticed that these products were rotten or damaged. In that case, is the seller bound to take back the goods and return the money? Notice that there was no agreement between both parties regarding taking back the goods if damaged. .. More

  • Selling house on mortgage to a non-Muslim Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to ask whether it is permissible to sell a home in USA to a non-Muslim buyer who will buy it with a mortgage, knowing that the name of the bank and the type of loan is written in the selling contract. My husband asked a sheikh in the masji,d and he told him that we would thus be helping and encouraging the buyer to use.. More

  • Buying land in another's name and then paying deferred price to him Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum! Muslim "A" wanted to buy a piece of land but did not have money, so he asked Muslim "B" to buy that land with his money and then sell it to A on credit. B agreed, but because he lived in another region from A, he asked A to deal with all the documentation on his behalf and in his absence so that first the land would be documented.. More

  • Selling goats through auction sale Date: 26-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmathullaahi wa barakaatuhu. We are running a goat farm. Allah willing, this year on Eid Al-Ad-hah, we are planning to auction of the goats. The one who offers the highest sum will buy on the spot. What is the ruling in the Islamic Shariah in the light of the Quran and Hadith? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Buying item from non-Muslim at discounted price Date: 11-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. In fatawa No. 12267, it is mentioned that the scholars disagreed regarding accepting gifts from non-Muslims. I am inclined to the view that it is not permissible to accept gifts from non-Muslims. Yesterday, I bought some books from a non-Muslim bookstore, and he offered me a discount without mentioning to me that he gave me discount... More

  • Selling clothes on site that requires pictures of real women Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. It is permissible to sell women's clothing online on websites like amazon, ebay, etc. These websites require a photo of a real model wearing the dress. The dresses are fully covered. It is permissible to do this type of business. .. More

  • Supplying meals to banks and audit firms Date: 28-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can I supply lunch to banks and audit firms in return of payment? .. More

  • Buying from Muslim butcher who no longer sells halaal meat Date: 16-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a Muslim butcher store does not sell halal meat anymore, is it still allowed to buy things like herbs from this store, or should you stay away from this store altogether? Could you also share the proof, Allah willing? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Buying from website with Cash on Delivery Date: 13-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible for me to order a good on a website and pay for it after the website delivers the good to me (cash on delivery), which may take 10-15 days from the day I order, or does this fall under selling a debt for a debt (I buy something in the future and the seller sells something in future)? .. More

  • Handling papers where commercial laws are mentioned Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Scholars. I work with my uncle, and he is a trader. My job is to scan receipts and to print them as well as other papers and this type of things. In some papers, I saw that is was written 'article 29 article x' or whatever number, and those articles are refering to a trading law. Are these types of laws permissible in Islam? Can I.. More

  • Selling goods through Amazon Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. May Allaah bless you. I was wondering whether it is allowed to work through Amazon.com. I buy goods from China and immediately forward it to one of the warehouses of Amazon in the USA, which I have paid for their services. I live in the Netherlands and sell goods through Amazon.com, and they store my goods in their warehouse and also.. More

  • Buying Islamic antiques lest non-Muslims buy them Date: 8-9-2017

    Dear Mufti. I live in a city called Belem in Brazil. In one year, I have only seen three Muslims here, since 99 percent of the population here consists of Christians. I went to a small antique shop, and I saw a frame with the words "Laa Ilaaha IllAllaah" (there is nothing worthy of worship but Allaah) and other Islamic words written on it. I bought.. More

  • Listing products on Amazon Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Amazon.comworks by allowing you to register a seller account on the site, whereby you can list products which you want to sell on Amazon. Once the customer orders your product on Amazon, the money paid by the customer is transferred into the seller account while a part of the money is deduced by Amazon for listing your product. Then.. More

  • Ruling on three kinds of trade agreements Date: 3-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question about trade. I was introduced to a brother who supplies brand new LCDs and buys broken (refurbishable) LCDs. We came to an agreement which states that I buy broken LCDs for a certain price, for example £15 each, and then I sell it to him (the brother) for a certain price, for example £22 each, making me the £7.. More