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Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister

Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister?

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: There is no harm in giving the Zakah to the widowed sister so long as she is in need of it. Answering your question, Dr. Salah …

House Rent and Land for Selling: Subject to Zakah?

House Rent and Land for Selling: Subject to 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: 1- Islam gives due care to financial matters stating numerous rulings concerning earning and spending money of which is Zakah. …

Can I Pay Zakah on Monthly Basis?

Can I Pay Zakah on Monthly Basis?

Please tell me if I can pay Zakah on a monthly basis instead of paying once a year in Ramadan. I will divide the total amount into 12 monthly payments. Is that right?

Why is the Muslim Majority So Poor?

Why is the Muslim Majority So Poor?

Islam greatly encourages giving money to the poor, and Zakah is a pillar of Islam. Charity is mentioned in the Quran and in the Sunnah. So why is it that many Muslim countries have a rich elite minority, but the majority of people are very poor?

Udhiyah or Debts: Which Takes Priority?

Udhiyah or Debts: Which Takes Priority?

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 you find yourself unable to perform the sacrifice because of being burdened by debts, you need not worry about …

Is There Zakah on the Money Saved for Hajj

Is There Zakah on the Money Saved for Hajj?

Wa`alaykumas-salam 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: This saved money should be added to any other wealth you have, and you must pay zakah on it if it has reached …

Can I give zakah to a poor person to perform hajj?

Can I Give Zakah to a Poor Person to Perform Hajj?

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 not good to give Zakah to a poor person to perform hajj especially in today’s world conditions. Answering your question, Sheikh Ahmad Kutty, a …

Can I Give Zakah to a Relative to Perform Hajj

Can I Give Zakah to a Relative to Perform Hajj?

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- It is permissible to give zakah to relatives such as brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nephews, and nieces if they are poor and in need of help. 2- …

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Supporting Parents with Zakah: 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: If your husband is rich, then his parents are part of this richness; he cannot give his Zakah to them because this amounts to …



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