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Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Baby Born on the Eve of Eid?

Should We Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Baby Born on the Eve of Eid?

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 the baby is born on the eve of Eid and before the Eid Prayer, the guardian is required to pay Zakat al-Fitr for him or …

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Giving the Price of Zakat al-Fitr to Charitable Organizations: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: It is permissible to give the price (of zakat al-fitr) at the beginning of the month to an agent who will buy (zakat al-fitr) and …

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family

Is Zakat Al-Fitr Obligatory on a Poor Person and His Family?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on every Muslim, whether male or female, minor or adult as long as he/she has the means to do so. With regard …

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr to Poor Relatives

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr to Poor Relatives?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: It is permissible to give zakat al-fitr and the zakah of one’s wealth to poor relatives, provided that the poor  relative is not someone whom you are …

Ramadan's Special Charity

What Is The Logic Behind Ramadan's Special Charity?

Short Answer: Its role is to purify the hearts of the givers of zakah from greed for money and clinging to it too much. It frees them from being enslaved by money and worldly things, and makes them realize their position in the universe as the servants of Allah, not the servants of money. It is a …

What Are the Rules and Significance Zakat Al-Fitr

What Are the Rules and Significance of Zakat Al-Fitr?

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: 1- Zakat Al-Fitr is incumbent on every free Muslim who possesses one Sa` (2.176 kilograms or 4.797 pounds) of dates or barley which is not needed as a basic food …

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

Can I Give Zakat al-Fitr in Cash?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: 1- The majority of scholars said that we should give Zakat al-Fitr in the form of food. 2- Imam Abu Hanifa and some other scholars …

Zakat Al-Fitr Amount

Paying More than Zakat Al-Fitr Amount: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. 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: There is no objection in the Shari`ah to pay double Zakat Al-Fitr at the place where you reside and at your home country. Answering …

Can I Send Zakat al-Fitr Outside My Country

Can I Send Zakat al-Fitr Outside My Country?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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. Answering your question, Sheikh `Abdullah ibn Abdulrahman ibn Jibreen, a member of the Permanent Committee for Islamic Research and Issuing Fatwas, states: If there are no poor people in …

What Is the Difference between Zakat al-Fitr and Zakat al-Mal

What Is the Difference between Zakat al-Fitr and Zakat al-Mal?

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: 1- Zakat al-mal is related to the saved money, whereas zakat al-fitr is paid by the head of the household on behalf of the family members. 2- …



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