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Zakah on Agricultural Produce

Is There Zakah on Agricultural Produce?

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: You owe zakah on the net produce you get after deducting the rent (paid to the landowner) as well as the expenses you have incurred in …

Not Deducting Family Expenses from Zakah

Not Deducting Family Expenses from Zakah: OK?

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: What you are doing in calculating the due Zakah is correct. Probably, you do not have other investments in addition …

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

What are the benefits of giving? We always hear that “when you give you receive.” Zakah is actually referred to as alms to the poor and needy, or charity. Generally, it is a small percentage, perhaps two and a half percent. Allah calls it “habbah” (a seed).

Is Mortgage Liable to Zakah

Is Mortgage Liable to Zakah?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It should be known that expenses, debts, and loans are not subject to Zakah, and mortgage is a …

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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 …

Can I Give My Zakah to a Poor Friend?

Can I Give My Zakah to a Poor Friend?

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: If your friend is poor and needs money, then he falls under one of these categories and you may give him out of the zakah. …



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