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Can I Give My Zakah to a Poor Friend?

Can I Give My Zakah to a Poor Friend?

Wa `alaykumAs-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 friend is poor and needs money, then he falls under one of these categories and you may give him out of the zakah. …

Can I Pay my Father’s Debts from Zakah

Can I Pay My Father’s Debts from 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 a person is not sufficiently rich as to be able to settle the debts of his parents, then the …

All You Need to Know About Zakah (Alms Giving)

All You Need to Know About Zakah (Alms Giving)

Zakah curbs materialistic whims by reminding able-earning Muslims of the less fortunate by removing excessive wealth that could lead to extravagant lifestyles. The concept of Zakah also reminds able-earning Muslims that the blessings they receive come from…

Is Zakah Due on Haram Income?

Is Zakah Due on Haram Income?

Does one have to pay Zakah on haram income (e.g., RSP, mutual funds etc.) or property (rental property through conventional mortgage)?



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