390 fatwas

  • Selling products in store that also sells forbidden things Date: 12-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. I plan to move to Canada. I have some questions regarding selling products in a store that is owned by Canadians, which are mostly non-Muslims. Is it permissible for me to sell my products in their store regardless of the fact that their store also sells haram things? For example: 1. Is it permissible for me to sell cheese on a.. More

  • Selling animal blood impermissible Date: 23-1-2017

    We recently built a slaughterhouse in Ethiopia. The slaughtering process is halal. One of the by-products is blood. We normally discharge blood from the animals to a waste disposal plant, and procedures for treating blood are expensive, but it must be done. Recently, a buyer from South Asia came to us, and he wants to buy all the blood from the animals... More

  • Jahaalah in free delivery and phone contracts Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A bit of ambiguity in business is allowed, like all-you-can-eat buffets, but my phone contract says that I pay one fee and can use as many minutes as I want, is this ok given that I am sure that the network studied the usage and so on. Similarly, with Amazon Prime, I pay one delivery fee and get as many deliveries for free as I.. More

  • Ruling on selling designs of posters, fliers and business cards Date: 3-1-2017

    What does Islam say about working freelance? Is it haram or halal if I sell a business card/flyer/poster design on the online market, like a graphic of a river, and a client uses this for his haram work/business. Will I be held responsible for that? Please tell me what is haram in freelance work, like, if I make a real estate poster and a person uses.. More

  • Maaliki view on buying and selling by installments Date: 10-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to know if there are differences of opinion regarding selling or buying by installments in the Maaliki School of Thought. I would like to know what the position of ancient scholars who lived in the past, including Imam Maalik and those who came after him, was, as well as the position of the contemporary scholars of the Maaliki.. More

  • Price must be known at time of sale transaction Date: 25-10-2016

    I sold some rice on the condition that I will take the value of rice after a few months. The value that I will take will be the market price of rice at the time when I will take it. .. More

  • Selling what one purchased with deferred payment Date: 25-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A company buys a product from a supplier but does not pay that supplier for a month or so but still sells the stock to customers, is this ok given that they seem to be selling what they do not own? I think that this is how Amazon also does business, alongside maybe others. .. More

  • Buying cars from insurance company auctions Date: 21-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question was regarding buying cars from the insurance company. Once a car gets into a big crash, it gets cancelled and the insurance pays a certain amount of money to the first owner in return for the car. Then the insurance company puts these cancelled cars up for auction or a bid where they sell the cancelled cars. So is it permissible.. More

  • Getting cashback when recharging mobile phone Date: 12-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to ask you about the fact that I am using an application to recharge my sim card. Sometimes there are offers, like, for example, if I recharge my mobile for 50 INR, I will get a 50 INR cashback within one hour if I apply a coupon code. Is this permissible in islam? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Selling human hair impermissible Date: 12-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. In our area, many women and girls collect and save their hair that has fallen while combing or after cutting and then sell it to a trader who buys hair in return for some money. Is one allowed to do so? .. More

  • Buying products to sell them for profit Date: 12-10-2016

    I have several questions, may Allaah bless you all: 1. Is it halal in Islam to buy a product(s), have it in your house (in order to have possession of it), and then resell it to someone else with a higher price? Please note that I have not used the products and that I intend to do this as a way of business or earning money. 2. Is permission from.. More

  • Selling decorations for use in mixed party Date: 6-10-2016

    Is it permissible to sell decoration for a wedding that involves the mixing of both genders? .. More

  • Purchasing online from company that insures shipments Date: 5-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholars.Not long ago, I ordered some products online. I paid for the product, and the shipping was included, I later discovered that the company uses an outside insurance company to insure its shipments. In consideration of the ruling that insurance is unlawful in Islam, is there any sin if I keep the item or shop at this company.. More

  • Buying food with VAT Date: 21-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykhs. In some restaurants, there is 15% VAT charged on food items. Is it permissible to buy foods from these restaurants? .. More

  • Selling land before paying its price in full Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. If a person approaches me and proposes to pay the remaining installments of a land allotted to me by a corporation, is that allowed? He would pay me the amount that I had paid for installments plus some additional money. In return, he would be the owner of land instead of me once the installments have been paid. Can.. More