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Zakah

Can the Once-Rich Receive Zakah?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If your brother’s income does not meet his basic needs, then you can give Zakah to him. In response to …

Is Zakah Due on Pocket Money?

Is Zakah Due on Pocket Money?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamuwa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If the money you receive reaches the nisab and a lunar year passed while possessing it, then the money is subject to Zakah. …

Paying Zakah on Savings

Paying Zakah on Savings: A Must?

I have been working for the last 32 years. Although Islam urges Muslims to pay Zakah on their savings/excess on expenditure, I have been paying 2.5% or more on my total earnings every year, and still continue to do so. Kindly enlighten me; do I have to still pay Zakah on my belongings (house, household items, vehicle, gold, etc.) which have been assigned to my wife and children although I’m still paying on my earnings year by year?



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