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Paying Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars

Paying Zakah to Fund Collective Iftars: Permissible?

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 permissible to pay the Zakah or Zakat al-Fitr to organize collective iftars. Answering your question, Dr Khaled Hanafi, Head of the Fatwa Committee …

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 …

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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- …

What is Zakat-ul-Fitr and Can I Pay It To a Non-Muslim

What Is Zakat-ul-Fitr, Can I Pay It To A Non-Muslim?

Salam Dear Abraham, Thank you for this interesting question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Let me first explain the meaning of Zakat-ul-Fitr. Zakat means obligatory charity and Fitr means breaking fast.  Zakat-ul-Fitr is a compulsory charity that is due on every Muslim before the Eid prayer, which is performed on the festive day after …

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of the Dead

Can I Pay Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of the Dead?

Wa`alaykum as-salam 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: Zakat Al-Fitr is obligatory on all Muslims who are alive when the sun sets on the night of `Eid. It is …

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When Should We Pay 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 due at the last few days of Ramadan and must be before the time of the …

Paying Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of Christian Jewish Wife Obligatory

Paying Zakat Al-Fitr on Behalf of Christian/Jewish Wife: Obligatory?

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: A Muslim husband is not obliged to pay Zakat al-Fitr on behalf of his Christian or Jewish wife because Zakat al-Fitr is obligatory on Muslims …



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