392 fatwas

  • Money obtained from selling store that sells pork and alcohol Date: 6-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. My father, who is a Muslim, used to own 50% of a store that sold pork and alcohol, and his partner was also Muslim. He sold the business a while back but kept the property. His partner used to pay my father monthly rent. Now the property is up for sale and my dad is going to sell it. I now live with.. More

  • Selling poetry to music producers Date: 27-3-2016

    What does Islam say regarding selling poetry to music producers? .. More

  • Lying about production date of bread and bakery Date: 21-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah my brothers in Islam. I am a trader selling flour products like bread, cakes, and so on in our city (Nigeria), such products can last for about 3 to 7 days irrespective of their ingredients and expenses. Thus, anyone who wishes to buy wants to buy the fresh ones (baked that same day); they ask us wether it is fresh.. More

  • Buying or keeping yearbook Date: 17-3-2016

    Is buying or owning a yearbook allowed? .. More

  • A legitimate form of trade Date: 10-3-2016

    Nasir runs a financial company and gives money to people for their business from the company in the following form: A man has a shop of cloth in the market, the forementioned company sends its field officer to the shopkeeper and asks him from where he purchased the cloth? For example, he replies that he purchases it from DD cloth merchant. Then the.. More

  • School forces parents to buy uniform from expensive store Date: 9-2-2016

    Is it permissible for an Islamic school to force the parents to buy school uniforms from one store despite the fact that uniforms with the same colors are available with a cheaper price in other stores? Is this not a kind of monopoly, which is banned by Islam? .. More

  • Fee of intermediary as a percentage of the sale price Date: 25-1-2016

    There are two brothers who sold land, and there was an intermediate who took 28% of the money. It was not his daily job, and after the sale went through, the second brother discovered that his nephew was the buyer. The first brother knew that but did not say anything to his brother. The intermediate was the brother of the buyer. My question is: is it.. More

  • Tawarruq transactions are permissible Date: 15-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum! May Allah reward you for your services towards Islam. I have a question. What is the ruling regarding an investment in the following way: I buy call recharge cards from a shop for 1000 riyals and sell it to my friend for 1140 riyal (14% profit) with a condition that he should return the money to me after 3 months. He sells the cards.. More

  • Permissibility of using the receipt to return a purchased item Date: 19-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. Are receipts allowed in Islam? I am asking because I heard that in Islam, if the buyer and seller depart, the buyer cannot give the item back. So does this mean that receipts are not allowed, for example, if you did not want the item after using it, can you return it? .. More

  • Selling ornaments that have Quran or Allaah's names on them Date: 11-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is a muslim online shop that sell islamic things. Some of the things that they sell, both for men and women, are necklaces, bracelets with Allaah's name or Ayat Al-Kursi and necklaces with a small bottle of Zamzam water and Ayat Al-Kursi written on the bottle. Is it haram to sell this? And is it haram to wear it? Some people.. More

  • Whoever deserves a coupon's prize if the buyer registered it in someone else’s name Date: 6-9-2015

    We bought household items for … riyals and in return we received a coupon for lots on a car and I registered the coupon in the name of my young orphan sister. Then, we won the car. Does this car belong to the family or to my young sister, given that the money we bought the item with was the whole family’s, not her own money. If the car belongs to.. More

  • Receiving payments through 'payment merchants' Date: 25-7-2015

    Assalami aleikumI have a question regarding using payment merchants. I was thinking of starting a company, but by doing so I will have to use payment merchants to be able to accept money online, now the matter in doubt is that payment merchants that accept invoices, if the customer does not pay they might get a riba fee on the payment if it's delayed.Now.. More

  • Selling items on websites containing violations of the Sharee‘ah Date: 22-7-2015

    asalam hello I intend to sell books and other product on the internet and I guess my customers (buyers) would be non muslims . so is it permissible to sell to them because their money may come from unlawful sources like alcohol ,riba,gambling or other haram things ,and is permissible to sell in amazon kindle because there are unlawful ebooks that speak.. More

  • Muslims must abide by the contractual conditions they accept Date: 22-7-2015

    Assalam o alaikum dear scholars. My question is that I & my 2 other brothers are govt servants in different ranks. Govt offered plot schemes for different ranks. None of us are in a position to apply for scheme due to high installments. If one of us applies against scheme of his position but idea is to contribute all of us and at the end distribute.. More

  • Selling land that one does not yet fully own Date: 22-7-2015

    I have bought a land on 4 years installment and still it is on papers and I am not aware about the location of land yet.. I will get possession after 3 more years. Meanwhile Can I sell such land in profit. My intention is to do trading on this land. Sell this again buy file of such land from other owner and sell it in profit and so on.I need to know.. More