676 fatwas

  • Paying Zakat on Saved Money to Pay for Land Bought in Installments Date: 18-5-2023

    Salamo Alikom,I bought a piece of land from the state in four installments without interest, but I am bound by the end of the fourth year to have finished a large part of the construction, and this is a condition stated in the contract (the land is withdrawn upon breach of it), for this reason I am saving money for installments and construction.Is zakat.. More

  • She Didn’t Pay Zakat on Her Wealth When It Was Due Date: 18-5-2023

    Assalamu alaikum wa rahamathullahi wa barakathahu.Hazarath , its regarding payment of zakath. Usually I save for zakath from my salary and during the month of Ramalan I used to settle the same. This year Ramalan 2023, I could afford only 50% of the estimated zakath amount before the 30th day of Ramalan and the balance 50% amount I could settle in the.. More

  • The entrusted does not guarantee damage unless he has transgressed or was negligent Date: 3-5-2023

    As Salaam Aalaikum............. There is a loss of money within our team members and we are not sure where its lost. Can the amount be paid using Zakat funds. The amount normally is used for Islamic teachings. .. More

  • Ruling on giving zakaat to one's son Date: 16-4-2023

    As salaam alaikum brother, My son is 35 yrs and has been divorced twice. He is a normal employee with basic salary. Both marriages were not yet consumerated and got terminated due to high demands from wives. The last marriage was also decided by court in the wives favour and he has to pay about 13000 $. Can we parents give our son our zakat al maal.. More

  • Is the salary halal for zakat if the company keeps it in a usurious bank before delivering it? Date: 9-4-2023

    Is my salary halal for zakah if the company keeps it in riba bank b4 sending to me? .. More

  • Zakat Must Be Paid on Tradeable Items Date: 30-3-2023

    Assalamu Alaikum.I have a cloth shop, which capital is above nisab. The profit and the family expense are equal to zero at the end of the year. My question is what will be my Zakat? .. More

  • 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