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  • Working at bKash (mobile money system in Bangladesh) Date: 10-9-2017

    Please answer quickly and do not refer to another fatwa. "bKash" is a mobile money system in Bangladesh operating under the jurisdiction of the Bangladesh Central Bank as a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, a local interest-basedbank. The service aims to serve users at the bottom of the economic pyramid (BOP) ensuring a broader range of financial services across.. More

  • Working as programmer in shipping company Date: 10-9-2017

    I work for a shipping company as a programmer. My job requires me to create a program which takes in information about the item being shipped and stores it somewhere else. I do not see what items are being shipped nor who is doing so. I just make the program that will automatically do this job. In this program, I am required to provide fields, such.. More

  • Preparing letters to banks and insurance companies as part of job duties Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom. First, I would like to thank you for your efforts, and I apologize if my question is long, but it is so important to me as I am currently so sad and worried, and I do not know what to do. I work as a human resources officer in a private company, and I want to ask about some of the official letters that I have to issue. Among my duties.. More

  • Working as part-time singer without music Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a singer, and I want to take singing as a hobby and part-time profession. Of course, I will not use music, but some people tell me that singing and vocal melody in itself, even without music, is haram, and they cite proof that the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with him, criticised singing. However, in all your fatwas, I read.. More

  • Working in children's park where random sins are committed Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to have a tea stall in an amusement park. This park is mainly for children, but sometimes some sins are committed there, like children's female guardians coming without hijab or non-married couples dating. Can I still open the stall there? .. More

  • Paying and recording interest as part of accountant's job Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please do not direct me to another fatwa. I live in America, and I work as a staff accountant, and I have different clients, but all clients have checking accounts and savings accounts that earn interest. I am in charge of recording the interest which they gain through these accounts in a book. Some clients, not all, take out loans.. More

  • Doctor treating opposite gender without necessity Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a male or female doctor examines and treats patients of the opposite gender without necessity, is their income halal? .. More

  • Working for company established with interest-based loan Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two specific questions based on interest. Firstly, I would like to know; if a company takes an interest-based loan to sustain or even build itself and hires employees, which is the case for most companies these days, is it impermissible to work for these companies? For example, working in the engineering, logistics and other.. More

  • Recording interest on late tax payment Date: 27-7-2017

    I am an accountant and I have my own accounting practice; one of the services I offer is to bring the tax payers up to date if they have not disclosed income before. In this service, after all calculations, we have to work out the tax liability as well as the interest due on the late paymentwith a government calculator. I wanted to know the following:.. More

  • Handling insurance bills and bank statements at work Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I will try to explain my situation in details. I work as a secretary in a social office. I have many lawful tasks, like answering the phone, writing letters, and so on. We are helping people, socially, and also with their administrative affairs. Most of them have financial issues and cannot deal with these themselves. It means that.. More

  • Working as accountant in French Council of State Date: 17-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work as a civil servant for the french Council of State. I am an accountant responsible for the salaries of employees working in administrative courts. These employees do not judge, but they participate in the functioning of the administrative justice. This justice in France is not based on the Islamic law, so I think that my job.. More

  • Working in company that fabricates condoms Date: 15-2-2017

    Can I work for a company (in the government sector) that fabricates condoms? .. More

  • Approving licenses for places where sins are committed Date: 23-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a Transportation Engineer for a Canadian city. Applications are submitted to a big group, say Zoning Bylaw Review, and they circulate the application to various sections like Transportation, Drainage, Hydro, Water... Given that I am in the Transportation Section, I review the applications from a transportation perspective. For.. More

  • Teaching in mixed school where girls do not wear hijab Date: 17-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am an English language teacher. I have both male and female students in my class. Some female students do not wear the hijab while some do wear it. There are also non-Muslim students. I am unable to impose a dress code as the present situation of our country makes it unsafe to create an Islamic environment. Is it permissible for.. More

  • Impermissibility of keeping job that requires lying to customers Date: 2-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Sheikh. I have a question regarding my husband's job. He is new to Saudi Arabia and used to work as a financial analyst in India. Now, after a year has passed, he finally got a job as a sales supervisor in a company. In this field, many employees are put under pressure in order to sell the products.. More